Historical and Alternate Community Names
Cut Arm, Kaskootch, Seekahskootch, Seekaskootch
Reserves, Settlements, and Villages
Makaoo Indian Reserve No. 120, Onion Lake Indian Reserve No. 119-1, Onion Lake Indian Reserve No. 119-2, Seekaskootch Indian Reserve No. 119
Onion Lake Cree Nation is a Nêhiyaw (Cree) First Nation located to the north of Lloydminster, Saskatchewan. They are signatories to Treaty 6, which the group signed in 1876. As of 2022, Onion Lake Cree Nation has a registered population of 6,782.
- Onion Lake Cree Nation Website
- A Brief History of the Onion Lake Cree Nation Community
- A Brief Summary of Cree Cultural History in Western Canada
- Cree Justice and Legal Traditions
- Trapping, Traplines, and Northern Lifeways
- Onion Lake Indian Residential Schools 1892-1943 (MA Thesis)
- 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.