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Tadoule Lake

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Tadoule Lake is located in Manitoba
Tadoule Lake
Location of Tadoule Lake in Manitoba

Tadoule Lake is an isolated northern community in Manitoba reachable by plane, snowmobile, dog team sleds, and in winter by winter road. In 1973, the Sayisi Dene moved here to return to their Barren-ground Caribou hunting life.[1]

The community located on the northwest shore of Tadoule Lake is served by Tadoule Lake Airport.


The registered population of the First Nation as of March, 2013 was 772 with 311 members living on-reserve and 461 members living off-reserve.[2] The territory of Sayisi Dene consists of Churchill 1, IRI with 212.10 hectares [2] and is governed by a Chief and three councillors.[2]

Official Name: Sayisi Dene First Nation[2] The postal address and postal code is: GENERAL DELIVERY, TADOULE LAKE, MB R0B 2C0

Canada census – Tadoule Lake community profile
2011 2006
Population: 321 (-2.7% from 2006) 330 (+4.4% from 2001)
Land area: 2.03 km2 (0.78 sq mi) 2.06 km2 (0.80 sq mi)
Population density: 158.2/km2 (410/sq mi) 162.6/km2 (421/sq mi)
Median age: 31.6 (M: 32.0, F: 31.3) 29.7 (M: 29.8, F: 29.7)
Total private dwellings: 141 120
Median household income:
References: 2011[3] 2006[4] earlier[5]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Michael Riordon (2005). An Unauthorized Biography of the World: Oral History on the Front Lines, Ts'eouli -- Floating Ashes. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Between the Lines. Retrieved 2007-10-12.
  2. ^ a b c d "AANDC (Sayisi Dene First Nation )". Retrieved 2013-04-06.
  3. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2013-04-06.
  4. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2013-04-06.
  5. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.

External linksEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Bussidor, Ila and Bilgen-Reinart, Űstűn."Night Spirits - The Story of the Relocation of the Sayisi Dene" The University of Manitoba Press ISBN 0-88755-643-4
  • Davison, W. L. Geology Tadoule Lake. 1962.
  • Dredge, L. A., F. M. Nixon, and R. J. Richardson. Tadoule Lake, Manitoba surficial geology. Preliminary series (Geological Survey of Canada), map 1981-17. 1982.

Coordinates: 58°42′43″N 98°28′49″W / 58.71194°N 98.48028°W / 58.71194; -98.48028