Clearwater River Dene

General Information

Clearwater River Dene is a Denesųłiné (Dene) First Nation located to the north-west of Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan. They are signatories to Treaty 8, which the group signed in 1899. As of 2022, Clearwater River Dene has a registered population of 2,957.

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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,


First Nation or Métis
First Nation
Cultural Group