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Nibinamik First Nation aka Summer Beaver Ontario, Is an isolated Community located about 500km north of Thunder Bay Ontario.

Nibinamik First Nation (Oji-Cree language: ᓃᐱᓇᒥᐦᐠ (Niibinamik, “Summerbeaver”); unpointed: ᓂᐱᓇᒥᐠ), also known as Summer Beaver Band, is a small Oji-Cree First Nation in Northern Ontario, located on the Summer Beaver Settlement that is connected to the rest of the province by its airport, and a winter/ice road that leads to the Northern Ontario Resource Trail.

In October 2009, Nibinamik First Nation had a registered population of 440 people, of which only 28 were located in the Summer Beaver Settlement. The First Nation is a member of the Matawa First Nations, a regional Chiefs council, and Nishnawbe Aski Nation, a Tribal Political Organization representing majority of First Nations in Northern Ontario.


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