Pelican Lake

Historical and Alternate Community Names

Chitek Lake

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

General Information

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.

Support Services and Programs Available to Community Member

Pelican Lake CIRNAC

Works Consulted

Government of Canada; Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada; Communications Branch, “First Nation Profiles,” fact sheet; resource list, November 14, 2008,

“Indigenous Saskatchewan Encyclopedia | University of Saskatchewan,” accessed November 29, 2022,

Library and Archives Canada, “Indexes of Western First Nations Bands: Languages, Agencies, Inspectorates, and Regional Offices,” August 18, 2022,