Neskantaga (also known as Lansdowne House, Ontario), is a remote First Nations reserve and community in the northern reaches of the Canadian province of Ontario, situated along the shore of Attawapiskat Lake. The town is linked to the rest of Ontario by the Lansdowne House Airport, and by winter roads and ice roads to points south, via the Northern Ontario Resource Trail. It has a total aboriginal population of 316 people.
It is located in the District of Kenora.
Northern Light Mission Trips have been conducted for the children of the community by members of the Tintern Church of Christ in Beamsville, Ontario.
Northern Superior Resources Inc., its joint venture partner Lake Shore Gold Corp, and Neskantaga First Nation announced the signing of an Early Economic, Benefits Agreement, which defines the working relationship between the parties at the early stage of exploration associated with the Ti-pa-haa-kaa-ning gold project in northwestern Ontario.(Appointments and Inking the Deal)
Oct 01, 2008; The agreement allows Northern Superior to continue exploration for three years, or until the exploration program proceeds to an...