In early 1936, Cumines made the first of many wildlife patrols in the Reindeer and Wollaston lakes
areas, a 20-day patrol covering 452 miles by dog team.
Because Hatchet and Wollaston Lake
First Nation was in the midst of a band election for chief and council, the decision fell on the shoulders of the administration.
This change in the migration route took the animals further east and out of reach of the Denesulin6 populations around the area east of Lake Athabasca, Wollaston Lake
, and the western side of Reindeer Lake (see Map 3).
Culture Award recipient, Marcella Tsannie, is a Grade 10 student at the Wollaston Lake
Dene Nation, who follows strong cultural traditions and speaks fluent Dene.
Crosses and rosaries remain popular in Catholic communities such as Wollaston Lake
, again in Saskatchewan's north.
It doesn't hurt to know that last year Wollaston Lake
Lodge, long a prime destination for giant pike, had one of its best years on record for fish above 50 inches.
Perret said this year, there was a greater response from communities in the far north such as Wollaston Lake
, Black Lake, and Fond du lac, where kids had to be flown in by plane to participate in the program.
It includes such marquee waters as Lac la Ronge, Cree Lake, Wollaston Lake
, Lake Athabasca, Reindeer Lake, God's Lake, Utik Lake, and Knee Lake, to name a few.
On one of our trips to Wollaston Lake
Lodge, the largest pike I've ever seen boatside nailed a 1/2-ouncer, but the hooks ripped free before the fish could be subdued.
6 WOLLASTON LAKE
LODGE, Saskatchewan, 800/328-0628, wollastonlakelodge.com