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Long Point First Nation

Long Point First Nation is located on the south bank of the Winneway River, 114 kilometers east of Ville-Marie, a small town in Témiscamingue.The residents of Long Point First Nation are referred to as "Winnewayinini" in Algonquin, and are one of the nine communities of the Algonquin Nation in Quebec.

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Long Point First Nation is one of the nine (9) communities of the Algonquin Nation in Quebec. The name “Long Point” was logo-long-point used in the late 19th century by the Hudson’s Bay Company when they operated a trading post under the French name of “Longue-Pointe” and by the Oblate Fathers. who had a mission there. The name Winneway could mean “running water,” but some believe it is a distortion of the Algonquin word “winnewash” which means “Bay of Troubled Waters.” The residents of Long Point First Nation are referred to as “Winnewayinini” in Algonquin. The church which participated in the current establishment in the territory was located near the trading post. When the three small villages were merged in the 1950s, the church (mission) was transferred under the name Winneway. The main languages ​​used by members of the community are Algonquin and English, but French is also spoken by many. The local government of the community is headed by the Long Point First Nation Council.

The community of Long Point First Nation bears the name of Winneway. It is located on the south bank of the Winneway River, 114 kilometers east of Ville-Marie, a small town in Témiscamingue. The territory is approximately 37.84 hectare

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