Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation

Historical and Alternate Community Names

Pelican Narrows, Peter Ballenden, Peter Ballendine

Encompassed Communities

Amisk Lake, Birch Portage, Mirond Lake, Opakawoscikan, Sandy Bay, Sandy Narrows, Southend, Sturgeon Weir, Woody Lake

General Information

Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation is a Nêhiyaw (Cree) community located to the north-east of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. They are signatories to Treaty 6, which the group signed in 1889. As of 2022, Peter Ballantyne Cree First Nation has a registered population of 11,924.

Support Services and Programs Available to Community Members

Peter Ballantyne

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,


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