Peepeekisis Cree Nation No. 81

Historical and Alternate Community Names

Canah Hachapeu, Canahachapew, Canahachapow, Cannachappo, Kanahawachapaws, Kamihawachapaw, Papakeesis, Papeekeesis, Peepeekeesis, Pepekesis, Peepeekesis, Ready Bow, Ready Bow Man, Reserve no. 081

Reserves, Settlements, and Villages

Peepeekisis Indian Reserve No. 81, Treaty Four Reserve Grounds No. 77

General Information

Peepeekisis Cree Nation No. 81 is a Nêhiyaw (Cree) First Nation located to the north-east of Regina, Saskatchewan.  They are signatories to Treaty 4, which the group signed in 1874.  As of 2022, The Peepeekisis Cree Nation No.81 has a registered population of 3,272.

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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,

“Indigenous Saskatchewan Encyclopedia | University of Saskatchewan,” accessed November 29, 2022,

Library and Archives Canada, “Indexes of Western First Nations Bands: Languages, Agencies, Inspectorates, and Regional Offices,” August 18, 2022,