MAP | A guide to Shoal Lake 40 First Nation
This week DNTO visits Shoal Lake 40 First Nation.
The isolated community on the Manitoba-Ontario border was cut off from the mainland 100 years ago to make room for an aqueduct to Winnipeg.
On Dec. 17, all three levels of government announced their commitment to build an all-weather road to connect the Shoal Lake 40 First Nation to the mainland.
The history of the First Nation is long and complicated. Here are some resources for further reading: