Lac La Ronge

Historical and Alternate Community Names

Bittern Lake, Four Portages, Fox Point, Grandmother's Bay, Kitsaki, Lac la Rouge, Lac le Ronge, Little Hills, Morin Lake, Old Fort, Potato River, Stanley, Sucker River, Little Red River Reserve #106C and #106D


Encompassed Nations

Amos Charles Band, James Roberts Band


Reserves, Settlements, and Villages

Bittern Lake Indian Reserve No. 218, Four Portages 157C, Fox Point 157D, Fox Point 157E, Grandmother's Bay 219, Kisikinwuhumatowin, Kitsakie 156B, Lac La Ronge 156, Little Hills 158, Little Hills 158A, Little Hills 158B, Little Red River 106C, Little Red River 106D, Morin Lake 217, Old Fort 157B, Pinehouse Lake Indian Settlement, Potato River 156A, Stanley 157, Stanley 157A, Sucker River 156C


General Information 

Lac La Ronge is a Nêhiyaw (Cree) and Métis First Nation located to the north-east of La Ronge, Saskatchewan. They have been adherents to Treaty 6 since 1889. As of 2022, Lac La Ronge has a registered population of 11,847.


Support Services and Programs Available to Community Members


CIRNAC First Nation Profile


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.

 

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