Historical and Alternate Community Names
Reserves, Settlements, and Villages
Chitek Lake 191, Pelican Lake Indian Reserve No. 191-A, Pelican Lake Indian Reserve No. 191-B, Pelican Lake Indian Reserve No. 191-C, Pelican Lake Indian Reserve No. 191-D
Pelican Lake is a Nêhiyaw (Cree ) First Nation located on Chitek Lake, Saskatchewan. They are signatories to Treaty 6, which the group signed in 1889. As of 2022, The Pelican Lake First Nation had a registered population of 1,720.
- A Brief History of the Pelican Lake Community
- 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 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.