Canoe Lake Cree First Nation

Historical and Alternate Community Names

John Iron, Reserve no. 165c

Reserves, Settlements, and Villages

Canoe Lake 165, Canoe Lake 165A, Canoe Lake 165B, Eagles Lake Indian Reserve No. 165, Onikahp Sahghikansis Indian Reserve No. 165E, Roadside Indian Reserve No. 165F, Wepuskow Sahgaiechan Indian Reserve No. 165D

General Information

Canoe Lake Cree First Nation is a Nêhiyaw (Cree) Community located to the north of Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan.  They are signatories to Treaty 10, which the group signed in 1906. As of 2022, Canoe Lake First Nation has a registered population of 2,914.

Support Services and Programs Available to Community Members

Canoe Lake

Works Consulted

Government of Canada; Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada; Communications Branch, “First Nation Profiles,” fact sheet; resource list, November 14, 2008,

“Indigenous Saskatchewan Encyclopedia | University of Saskatchewan,” accessed November 29, 2022,

Library and Archives Canada, “Indexes of Western First Nations Bands: Languages, Agencies, Inspectorates, and Regional Offices,” August 18, 2022,