Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation

Historical and Alternate Community Names

Loon Lake, Makwa Lake

Reserves, Settlements, and Villages

Makwa Lake 129, Makwa Lake Indian Reserve No. 129A, Makwa Lake 129B, Makwa Lake Indian Reserve Number 129C

General Information

Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation are a Nêhiyaw (Cree) Community located to the south-west of Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan. They are signatories to Treaty 6, which the group signed in 1876. As of 2022, Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation has a registered population of 1,815.

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,

“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,