Historical and Alternate Community Names
Pisqua, Pasquah, Pasquatis, Pesquah, Pisquah, Reserve no. 079
Reserves, Settlements, and Villages
Last Mountain Lake Indian Reserve No. 80A, Pasqua Indian Reserve No. 79, Treaty Four Reserve Grounds No. 77
Pasqua First Nation #79 is a Nêhiyaw (Cree) and Anishinaabe (Ojibwe, Saulteaux) community located to the north-east of Regina, Saskatchewan. They are signatories to Treaty 4, which the group signed in 1874. As of 2022, The Pasqua First Nation #79 has a registered population of 2,559.
- A Brief History of the Pasqua First Nation #79 Community
- A Brief Summary of Cree Cultural History in Western Canada
- A Brief Summary of Anishinaabe 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 Member
- 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.