Real Estate in Mistissini, Quebec
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Mistissini (Cree: ?????/Mistisinî meaning Big Rock) is a Cree town located in the south-east corner of the largest natural lake in Quebec, Lake Mistassini (120 km long by 30 km wide). The town is inside the boundaries of the Baie-James Municipality and is the largest Cree community, with a population of 3,427 people in 2011. The surface area of the town is 1380 km² (Category I land, as defined in the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement).
Mistissini is part of the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) and the Cree Regional Authority. The Cree School Board and the Cree Construction Company have their head offices here.
The town is about 90 km north-east from the town of Chibougamau, connected by a paved road. Mistissini has a fishing lodge with 20 rooms and a restaurant.