Where did Little Canada's forefathers come from?

The Mdewakanton Dakota from Little Crow's Village or Kaposia (seasonal home) made their summer home in the area that is today Little Canada because of the abundant fishing and hunting resources. The first white settlers in the region were French-Canadians. Many of the descendants of these settlers still reside in Little Canada. The city's largest lake, Lake Gervais, was named after Benjamin Gervais. He was the first white man to claim land here in 1844.

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