Reserves, Settlements, and Villages
Clearwater River Dene 222, Clearwater River Dene Band 221, Clearwater River Dene Band 223, La Loche Indian Settlement
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.
- A Brief History of the Clearwater River Dene Community
- A Brief Summary of Dene Cultural History in Western Canada
- Dene Justice and Legal Traditions
- Residential School List
- Day School List
Support Services and Programs Available to Community Members
Directory: FSIN Tribal Council/Independent Affiliation Community Justice Programs
- Works Consulted
Government of Canada; Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada; Communications Branch, “First Nation Profiles,” fact sheet; resource list, November 14, 2008, https://fnp-ppn.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/fnp/Main/Search/SearchFN.aspx?lang=eng.
“Indigenous Saskatchewan Encyclopedia | University of Saskatchewan,” accessed November 29, 2022, https://teaching.usask.ca/indigenoussk/index.php.
Library and Archives Canada, “Indexes of Western First Nations Bands: Languages, Agencies, Inspectorates, and Regional Offices,” August 18, 2022, https://library-archives.canada.ca/eng/collection/research-help/indigenous-heritage/pages/bands-western-canada.aspx.