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Cris

Territory : Community of Wemindji
Geographical location : The territory is located on the eastern shore of James Bay, 60 km south of Chisasibi, approximately 800 km from Val-d'Or.
Area : 512.82 square kilometres
Principal languages spoken : Cree, English
Economic activities : Arts and handicrafts, businesses & services, trapping, tourism, mining exploration, construction, transport, outfitting.
Businesses and services : Arts & crafts, bakery, food supplier, gasoline, hotel, post office, restaurants, shopping center, municipal garage, police, youth council, coffee shop, community housing, wellness center, fire department, bank of montreal, social and health services, fitness center, bed & breakfast, taxi services, day care, eco-tourism and adventure, laundry mat, sports center, swimming pool, hardware store, fully equipped ballfield, church, shipyard, airport.
Infrastructure : Access: Wemindji is accessible by a permanent access road which connects to the Matagami - LG2 road at kilometre 518, Route de la
Baie-James. Also accessible by air, an airline connects Wemindji to Val-d'Or and Montreal.
Number of houses: 370 includes CSB + CHB Housing.
Localization :  Map