The Nations

Naskapi Nation of Kawawachikamach

Residents The term "residents" means that the persons reside in the community to which they are affiliated. ?

Non-residents The term "non-residents" means that the persons do not reside in the community to which they are affiliated. ?

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The term "toponym" generally refers to reserves, Indian lands, establishments or other land bases. ?
Community Name:
" Community name " The choice of a name belongs to the community itself, which explains the unilingual presentation of certain names. ?
Naskapi Nation of Kawawachikamach
Legal Name:
The corporate name of a company or a civil company (i.e. its name) is often made of credits, which name in a general way the company or the civil company, and of specific, which distinguishes this company from the others. ?
Naskapi Nation of Kawawachikamach
Chief: Noah Swappie
  • Sandy Shecanapish (Vice-chef)
  • Theresa Chemaganish
  • Jimmy James Einish
  • Louis Einish
  • George Guanish
Adress: P.O. Box 5111
Kawawachikamach (Quebec) G0G 2Z0
Phone: 418 585-2686
Fax: 418 585-3130
Tribal Council:
Tribal Councils are defined as institutions established as a grouping of bands with common interests who voluntarily join together to provide advisory and/or program services to member bands. ?
Type of Territory: Lands of category 1A in accordance with different agreements signed with the government of Québec.
Surface: 4,193 hectares (10,361.13 acres)
Localisation: The community is located 15 kilometres northeast of Schefferville, near Lake Matemace.
Access: No year-round road access and the community must use costlier transportation services in order to enjoy access to the nearest service centre.
Elections: Custom code
(Cree-Naskapi Act)
Member of Parliament: Marilène Gill, Bloc québécois (BQ)
Provincial MNA: Lorraine Richard, Parti québécois (PQ)

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