Wahta Mohawk Territory - Ontario, Canada
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member entogeek
N 44° 59.874 W 079° 40.877
17T E 603938 N 4983562
Quick Description: Located along District Road 38 west of Hwy.400
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 5/23/2011 9:39:12 AM
Waymark Code: WMBHGX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke
Views: 7

Long Description:
History and The Community

Wahta Mohawk Territory was founded in 1881 when a group of Mohawks moved from the community of Kanesatake, Quebec because of political and religious strife.

About one-third of the Citizens of Wahta Mohawk Territory live in the community of Wahta, along District Road 38, another third live within 100 km, and the remainder live elsewhere.

The territory is home to the Iroquois Cranberry Growers, which is Ontario's largest cranberry farm. Iroquois is owned and operated by the people of Wahta and welcomes visitors year round. They offer tours during harvest and have a store open year round. Their address is 2860 Iroquois Cranberry Growers Drive, Exit 182 east, off Hwy 400 south of MacTier, Ontario.

The Land

The land is made up of forest and lakes typical of the rugged Canadian Shield.
Type of Nation Within: Indian Reserve (Canada)

Tribe or Band: Mohawk

Address of Main Entrance to area:
District Road 38
Muskoka, Ontario Canada

Land Area - Specify Acres or Miles: 60.17 square km

Population: N/A

Open or Closed to Public: Open To Public

Website for further information: [Web Link]

Coordinates of site within area to visit: N 45° 01.746 W 079° 45.986

Date when area was established or set aside: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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