Community Name: Trout Lake
Traditional Name: Saamba K'e (trout lake)
Land Claim Area: Deh Cho Treaty 11
Electoral District: Nahendeh
Member of the Legislative Assembly: Kevin Menicoche
Member of Parliament: Dennis Bevington
Senator: Nick G. Sibbeston
Chief Dolphus Jumbo
Sambaa K'e Dene Band
P.O. BOX 10
Trout Lake, NT X0E 1Z0
Location: The community is located on the south shore of Trout Lake, 161 air km south of Fort Simpson and 442 air km southwest of Yellowknife, at 60'266'N latitude and 121'156'W.
Population: 106 (NWT Bureau of Statistics, 2010)
Languages: South Slavey, English
Access: Access to the community is limited and is available through Fort Simpson. A winter road links Trout Lake with the Mackenzie Highway.
History: The Northwest Company established a post on Trout River in 1796 however it did not become an organized community until the late 1960s.
Today hunting, fishing and trapping are the major sources of income.