Historical and Alternate Community Names
Green Lake, Green Lake Indians, Kapahawakenum, Kapahawekeum, Kapahwasenum, Keapahawakenum, Kopahawakemum, Kopahawakenum, Kopahawakenum, Kopahawekemum, Kopahawekenum, Kopwayawakenum, Oopwyawahkenum, Reserve no. 105
Gladue Lake, Meadow Lake
Flying Dust First Nation is a Nêhiyaw (Cree) Community located outside of Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan. They are signatories to Treaty 6, which the group signed in 1878. As of 2022, Flying Dust First Nation has a registered population of 1,654.
- A Brief History of the Flying Dust First Nation
- A Brief Summary of Cree Cultural History in Western Canada
- Cree Justice and Legal Traditions
- Trapping, Traplines, and Northern Lifeways
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..