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Mistatim (2011 population 73) is a village in Bjorkdale Rural Municipality No. 426, Saskatchewan located just to the north of Sk Hwy 3. Mistatim is 35 miles (56 km) east of the town of Tisdale and 40 miles (64 km) west of Hudson Bay. The Greenwater Lake Provincial Park is 30 miles (48 km) to the south. The village has its own village civic government within the rural municipal government of R.M. of Bjorkdale # 426 The Mistatim post office first opened in 1907 and closed down in 1914, to re-open in 1917. Mistatim Station post office was established in 1930, with a change of name to Mistatim in 1938. The early village was a settlement of Germans, Hungarians, French and Scots. Early surveying and settlement in the area was difficult in this heavily forested area without roads, and several muskeg areas could not be crossed until winter freeze up. Mistatim is located south of the Pasquia Forest Reserve, and north of the Porcupine Forest Reserve. The Cree word Mistatim literally translates to big dog, in reference to horses.