First Nations in Saskatchewan

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First Nations in Saskatchewan constitute many Native Canadian band governments. First Nations ethnicities in the province include the Cree, Assiniboine, Saulteaux, Lakota, Dene and Dakota. Historically, the Atsina and Blackfoot could also be found at various times.

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"In 1992, the federal and provincial governments signed a historic land claim agreement with Saskatchewan First Nations. Under the Agreement, the First Nations received money to buy land on the open market. As a result, about 761,000 acres have been turned into reserve land and many First Nations continue to invest their settlement dollars in urban areas." [1]

List of band governments

Treaty 4

NationMain reserves Population (2019) [2]
TotalOn reserveOn other landOff reserve
Carry the Kettle Nakoda First Nation 2,92189202,029
Cote First Nation 4,0611,07402,987
Cowessess First Nation 4,29584603,449
Day Star First Nation 5301700360
Fishing Lake First Nation 1,84250801,334
George Gordon First Nation 3,7521,19102,561
Kahkewistahaw First Nation 2,10560701,498
Kawacatoose First Nation 3,2501,15712,092
Keeseekoose First Nation 2,52571101,814
Kinistin Saulteaux Nation 1,0893390750
Little Black Bear First Nation 5922120380
Muscowpetung Saulteaux Nation 1,47533001,145
Muskowekwan First Nation 1,96357901,384
Nekaneet Cree Nation 5412151325
Ocean Man First Nation 5611460415
Ochapowace Nation
Okanese First Nation
Pasqua First Nation
Peepeekisis Cree Nation
Pheasant Rump Nakota First Nation
Piapot First Nation
Standing Buffalo Dakota Nation
Star Blanket Cree Nation
The Key First Nation
White Bear First Nation
Wood Mountain Dakota Sioux Nation
Yellow Quill First Nation
Zagime Anishinabek

Treaty 5

NationMain reserves Population (2019) [2]
TotalOn reserveOn other landOff reserve
Cumberland House Cree Nation 1,7499120837
Red Earth Cree Nation 1,8921,5860306
Shoal Lake Cree Nation 1,1198741244

Treaty 6

NationMain reserves Population (2019) [2]
TotalOn reserveOn other landOff reserve
Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation 3,6701,87631,791
Beardy's and Okemasis' Cree Nation 3,5381,35402,184
Big Island Lake Cree Nation 1,2668870379
Big River First Nation 3,6182,45101,167
Flying Dust First Nation
Island Lake First Nation
James Smith Cree Nation
Lac La Ronge Indian Band 11,1776,8181794,180
Little Pine First Nation
Lucky Man Cree Nation
Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation
Mistawasis Nêhiyawak
Montreal Lake Cree Nation
Moosomin First Nation
Mosquito, Grizzly Bear's Head, Lean Man First Nations
Muskeg Lake Cree Nation
Muskoday First Nation
One Arrow First Nation
Onion Lake Cree Nation
Pelican Lake First Nation
Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation
Poundmaker Cree Nation
Red Pheasant Cree Nation
Saulteaux First Nation
Sweetgrass First Nation
Sturgeon Lake First Nation
Thunderchild First Nation
Wahpeton Dakota Nation Wahpeton 94
Waterhen Lake First Nation
Witchekan Lake First Nation

Treaty 8

NationMain reserves Population (2019) [2]
TotalOn reserveOn other landOff reserve
Black Lake Denesuline First Nation 2,2551,6380617
Clearwater River Dene Nation 2,30998601,323
Fond du Lac Dene Nation 2,1281,1330995

Treaty 10

NationMain reserves Population (2019) [2]
TotalOn reserveOn other landOff reserve
Birch Narrows Dene Nation 8334390394
Buffalo River Dene Nation 1,4997980701
Canoe Lake First Nation
English River First Nation 1,6257780847
Hatchet Lake Dene Nation

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References

  1. "Treaty Land Entitlement – The English River Story, Saskatchewan" Archived 2012-07-14 at the Wayback Machine , Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, accessed 25 November 2011
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 "First Nation Profiles". Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada. Retrieved September 10, 2019.