Historical and Alternate Community Names
Gordon, Kaneonuskatew, One That Walks on Four Claws, Reserve no.086
Reserves, Settlements, and Villages
George Gordan First Nation #86-3, George Gordan First Nation #86-4, George Gordan First Nation #86-5, George Gordan First Nation No. 86, George Gordan Indian Reserve No. 86, Last Mountain Lake Indian Reserve No. 80A, Treaty Four Reserve Ground No. 77
George Gordan First Nation is a Nêhiyaw (Cree) and Anishinaabe (Ojiwbe, Saulteaux) Community located to the north of Regina, Saskatchewan. They are signatories to Treaty 4, which the group signed in 1874. As of 2022, George Gordan First Nation has a registered population of 3,839.
- A Brief History of the George Gordan First Nation Community
- A Brief Summary of Cree Cultural History in Western Canada
- A Brief Summary of Anishinaabe Cultural History in Western Canada
- Cree Justice and Legal Traditions
- Trapping, Traplines, and Northern Lifeways
- Residential School List
- Day School List
Support Services and Programs Available to Community Members
- 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.