Real Estate in Webequie, Ontario
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Webequie First Nation is located on the northern peninsula of Eastwood Island on Winisk Lake, 540 km (336 mi) north of Thunder Bay in Ontario, Canada. Webequie is a fly-in community with no summer road access. The primary way into the community is by air to Webequie Airport or winter road, which connects to the Northern Ontario Resource Trail. The First Nation have the 34,279 ha Webequie Indian Reserve. The Webequie or Webiqui Indian Settlement also have reserve status. Webequie First Nation is a member of the Matawa First Nations, a Regional Chiefs' Council and a member of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation.
The registered population of Webequie was 1320 persons in September 2015, of which the on-reserve population was over 900. The reserve is entirely surrounded by territory of the Unorganized Kenora District.
Webequie is policed by the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service, an Aboriginal-based service.