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aboriginal directories

Atikamekw

Territory : Community of Opitciwan
Geographical location : The community is located on the north shore of the Gouin Reservoir in Haute-Mauricie, source of the St-Maurice river, in the Champlain federal county.
Area : 926,76 hectares
Principal languages spoken : Attikamekw, French
Economic activities : Arts and handicrafts, businesses and services, forestry, trapping, construction, tourism, transport, sawmill.
Businesses and services : Arts and handicrafts, convenience store, restaurant.
Infrastructure : Access: a 165 km forest road links the
community to Lac St-Jean via road 167. Opitciwan can also be accessed via La Tuque (Forest road no. 10)
Road network: 7,690 metres of gravel road.
Number of houses: 326
Localization :  Map