DOTC Member First Nation The Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council consists of Seven Member First Nations. Birdtail Sioux First Nation - Band 284 Birdtail Sioux Dakota Nation is located approximately 48 kilometres north of Virden and it is centered in the heart of the oil and gas and agriculture sector of Manitoba. As of March 2013, the total registered population is 813 persons of which on-reserve population is 462 persons. The community language is Dakota. Dakota Tipi First Nation - Band 295 Dakota Tipi First Nation is located approximately 5 kilometres south of Portage la Prairie. The community language is Dakota. Long Plain First Nation - Band 287 Long Plain First Nation is located 25 kilometres southwest of Portage la Prairie. Long Plain also has land adjacent to Trans Canada Highway #1 - just outside of Portage la Prairie. On this property houses Long Plain Arrowhead Development Corporation, Offices of DOTC and other Organizations. As of March 31, 2013, the total registered population of Long Plain First Nation was 4070 persoons, of which 2152 resided on the reserve and 1918 persons lived elsewhere. The community language is Ojibway. Roseau River Anishnabe First Nation - Band 273 Roseau River Anishnabe First Nation is located 20 kilometres from the United States border, and 104 kilometres south of Winnipeg, Manitoba. The First Nation consists of two parts-Roseau River 2A, the main reserve, is at the junction of the Red and Roseau Rivers, with another portion, Roseau River 2A (Roseau Rapids), located on the escarpment 20 miles east of the main reserve. As of March 31, 2013, the total registered population of Roseau River Anishnabe First Nation was 2478 of which those residing on the reserve total 1127persons. The community language is Ojibway. Sandy Bay Ojibway First Nation - Band 283 Sandy Bay First Nation is about 93 kilometres northwest of Portage la Prairie and, 178 kilometres from the City of Winnipeg. Located on the shores of the Lake Manitoba, its territory covers prime agricultural land. As of March 31, 2013, the total registered population is 6138 persons, of which 3758 reside on the reserve itself. The community language is Ojibway. Swan Lake First Nation - Band 293 Swan Lake First Nation is located in the South Central Manitoba and it is 155 kilometres southeast of Brandon and 161 Kilometres southwest of Winnipeg, Manitoba. As of March 31, 2013 the total registered population is 1329 persons of which those residing on the reserve total 714 persons. The community language is Ojibway. Waywayseecappo First Nation - Band 285 Waywayseecappo First Nation is proximate to the town of Russell and the rural Municipality of Rossburn and it is approximately 344 kilometres northwest of the City of Winnipeg. Waywayseecappo First Nation is conveniently located on Highway 45 just 20 miles east of Russell and just a few miles from tge south-western corner of Riding Mountain National Park. As of March 31, 2013, the total population is 2568 persons of which 1500 persons reside on the reserve. The Community language is Ojibway.
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