Bloodvein First Nation

Bloodvein First Nation

Bloodvein, Manitoba
R0C 0J0
Phone: (204) 395-2148
Fax: (204) 395-2099

Current Chief & Council:

  • Chief Roland Hamilton
  • Councillor Ellen Young
  • Councillor Lorraine Cook
  • Councillor Oswald Turtle
  • Councillor Stella Keller

Location:

210 kilometres north of Winnipeg on the east shore of Lake Winnipeg, directly north of the Bloodvein River. The community is situated along three kilometres of shoreline at the mouth of the river.

Band No: 267
Reserve: I.R. No.12
Area: 1625.2 Hectares
Language: Anishinabe
Economic Base: Commercial fishing and trapping

Population:

  • On-reserve – 1,164
  • Off-reserve – 686
  • Total Population – 1,850 (Effective February 28, 2018 as per INAC)

Transportation:

There is a 3,000 foot gravel airstrip maintained in the community. A ferry/ barge service (39 passenger vehicle) is operated by the Marine Division of the Department of Highways. The ferry/ barge is used during the summer months.

Commercial Businesses and/or Services:

  • Bloodvein Band Office
  • Miskooseepi School (Nursery to Grade 9)
  • Child & Family Services
  • Health Centre
  • Bloodvein Arena
  • RCMP Detachment
  • Bloodvein River Lodge
  • Turtle’s Café
  • Anishinabe Coffee Shop
  • Frank & Son Grocery Store/Video Rentals
  • Mikisi Towing, Gas Bar & Convenience Store
  • Keller & Son’s Grocery Store