Flying Dust First Nation

Historical and Alternate Community Names

Green Lake, Green Lake Indians, Kapahawakenum, Kapahawekeum, Kapahwasenum, Keapahawakenum, Kopahawakemum, Kopahawakenum, Kopahawakenum, Kopahawekemum, Kopahawekenum, Kopwayawakenum, Oopwyawahkenum, Reserve no. 105

Encompassed Communities

Gladue Lake, Meadow Lake

General Information

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.

Support Services and Programs Available to Community Members

Flying Dust

Works Consulted

Government of Canada; Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada; Communications Branch, “First Nation Profiles,” fact sheet; resource list, November 14, 2008,

“The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan | Entry List (A-Z),” accessed November 29, 2022,

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


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