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Rama Indian Reserve

Pressure by land-hungry settlers in the vicinity of present-day Orillia forced the relocation in 1838-39 of a band of Ojibwa led by Chief William Yellowhead (Musquakie) to a new reserve in Rama Township. Over the years, as the residents made the transition from a nomadic to a settled lifestyle, more acreage was acquired and a thriving agricultural community emerged.

Location

On the grounds of the United Church, Rama Road, Mnjikaning [Rama] First Nation, on the east shore of Lake Couchiching, north of Atherley

Region: Central Ontario

County/District: County of Simcoe

Municipality: Mnjikaning (Rama) First Nation

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