Roseau River is an Anishinabe Nation community located in Anishinabe territory, also known as Treaty 1 territory. This area is also now known as southern Manitoba, just north of the United States-Canada border.
Roseau River 2A, the main reserve, is at the junction of the Red and Roseau Rivers, with another portion, Roseau River 2A (Roseau Rapids), located on the escarpment 20 miles east of the main reserve. The main reserve includes excellent farmland, surrounded by dense foliage and trees, while Roseau Rapids has pasturelands and some natural resources such as gravel and sand. Each has a river running through it.
The Roseau River Anishinabe Nation is an Ojibway-speaking people of the Anishinabe Nation.
The Roseau River Reservation consists of two parcels of land that make up a total of 7,576 acres. The largest piece of land, approximately 5,276 acres, is located 4 kilometres east of Hwy 75, adjacent to the Red River on Hwy 201, and the other 2,300 acres, known as Roseau River Rapids, located on the Roseau River, 5 kilometres east of Hwy 218 and 4 kilometres north of Hwy 201. Both properties are readily accessible by Provincial Hwy’s 201 and 218. The regional land characteristics for both Reserves include excellent farmland conditions, surrounded by dense foliage and trees. Each has a river running through it.