Lac La Ronge

Historical and Alternate Community Names

Bittern Lake, Four Portages, Fox Point, Grandmother's Bay, Kitsaki, Lac la Rouge, Lac le Ronge, Little Hills, Morin Lake, Old Fort, Potato River, Stanley, Sucker River, Little Red River Reserve #106C and #106D


Encompassed Communities

Amos Charles Band, James Roberts Band


General Information 

Lac La Ronge is a Nêhiyaw (Cree) and Métis First Nation located to the north-east of La Ronge, Saskatchewan. They have been adherents to Treaty 6 since 1889. As of 2022, Lac La Ronge has a registered population of 11,847.

Support Services and Programs Available to Community Members


CIRNAC First Nation Profile


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.

 

First Nation or Métis
Both
Location
Cultural Group
Treaty