Hatchet Lake

Historical and Alternate Community Names

Lac la Hache, Thomas Benaouni

Reserves, Settlements, and Villages

Lac La Hache 220

General Information

Hatchet Lake is a Denesųłiné (Dene) First Nation located far to the north-east of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. They are signatories to Treaty 10, which the group signed in 1907.  As of 2022, Hatchet Lake has a registered population of 1,947.

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Hatchet Lake

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.