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
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.
- Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation - MLTC Website
- A Brief History of the Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation
- A Brief Summary of Cree Cultural History in Western Canada
- Cree Justice and Legal Traditions
- Trapping, Traplines, and Northern Lifeways
- Residential School List
- Day School List
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.
“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.