| Cumberland House
|Cumberland House 53°45’ N , 101°45’
Cumberland House is situated in north east Saskatchewan, 157km north of Carrot River . By the winter road The Pas is 100 km away . Cumberland House is 360km by air from Saskatoon.
The northern village is situated on a 3 mile x 12 mile island in the Saskatchewan River delta . The population of the village is about 920 and the island population is about 2000.
The Saskatchewan River Delta is one of the largest inland deltas
in the world . The Delta is a 500 000 acre Ducks Unlimited marsh.
On the Delta you can find lots of wild life--waterfowl, deer, moose, bears,
beaver, muskrats and other small fur-bearing animals. The Cumberland
Marshes are the nesting place of many thousands of North America’s ducks
and other waterfowl.
--written by Lori Budd
The old boilers from the Northcote, now situated in the park at Cumberland House.
Allie Desjarlais is standing behind the boilers.
An old York boat in front of the museum in Cumberland House.
Catholic Church in Cumberland House
A log home.
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