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Oka Kanehsatà:ke - Oka Qc, Canada
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tatie
N 45° 27.844 W 074° 06.013
18T E 570341 N 5034898
Quick Description: Oka Kanehsatà:ke is located in Oka Qc, Canada.
Location: Québec, Canada
Date Posted: 7/29/2012 10:50:29 AM
Waymark Code: WMEZQ3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke
Views: 20

Long Description:
Kanesatake is a Mohawk (Kanienkehaka) settlement on the shore of the Lake of Two Mountains at the Ottawa River in southwestern Quebec, Canada, near Montreal.

The population of the community is 1700. Economic activities are primarily related to retail and service businesses, forest maintenance, and operation of an orchard.

Kanesatake est un établissement amérindien Mohawk, enclavé dans la municipalité d'Oka au Québec. Il est situé à la confluence de la rivière des Outaouais et du lac des Deux Montagnes sur la rive nord.

Kanesatake fait partie du territoire de la MRC de Deux-Montagnes, dans la région administrative des Laurentides2.

Il couvre un territoire de 11,88 km carrés3. On y compte 327 maisons. Il est accessible par la route 344.Les activités économiques sont principalement liées aux commerces de vente au détail et de services, à l'entretien de la forêt et à l'exploitation du verger.
Type of Nation Within: Indian Reserve (Canada)

Tribe or Band: Mohawk

Address of Main Entrance to area:
681, rang Ste-Philomène
Kanesatake , Quebec Canada
J0N 1E0


Land Area - Specify Acres or Miles: 2 242,9 acres

Population: 1400

Date when area was established or set aside: 1/1/1721

Open or Closed to Public: Open To Public

Website for further information: [Web Link]

Coordinates of site within area to visit: N 45° 28.998 W 074° 07.838

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