Historical and Alternate Community Names

Cawacatoos, Cawacatoose, Kahwahkahtoose, Kahwahkaloos, Kahwahkatoose, Kanacatoose, Kawacatoose, Kawakatoo, Kawakatoose, Poorman, Poor Man, Reserve no. 088, Tahwekesiquape, The Poor Man, Wichawostaka

Reserves, Settlements, and Villages

Kawacatoose First Nation Indian Reserve No. 88, Last Mountain Lake Indian Reserve No. 80A, The Poor Man Indian Reserve No. 88, Treaty Four Reserve Grounds No. 77

General Information

Kawacatoose are an Anishinaabe (Ojibwe, Saulteaux) First Nation located to the north-east of Regina, Saskatchewan. They are signatories to Treaty 4, which the group signed in 1874. As of 2022, Kawacatoose has a registered population of 3,318.

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.