Fond du Lac Dene Nation

Historical and Alternate Community Names

Maurice, Maurice Piché


General Information

Fond du Lac is a Denesųłiné (Dene) First Nation located to the far north of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. They are signatories to Treaty 8, which the group signed in 1899. At this time, Fond du Lac and Black Lake First Nations were a single group called Maurice Piché, however, the two split into separate nations in 1949. As of 2022, Fond du Lac Dene Nation has a registered population of 2,209.


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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, https://fnp-ppn.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/fnp/Main/Search/SearchFN.aspx?lang=eng.

“The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan | Entry List (A-Z),” accessed November 29, 2022, https://esask.uregina.ca/entry_list.jsp.

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.

 

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