Historical and Alternate Community Names
Pelican Narrows, Peter Ballenden, Peter Ballendine
Amisk Lake, Birch Portage, Mirond Lake, Opakawoscikan, Sandy Bay, Sandy Narrows, Southend, Sturgeon Weir, Woody Lake
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.
- A Brief History of the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Community
- A Brief Summary of Cree Cultural History in Western Canada
- Cree Justice and Legal Traditions
- Trapping, Traplines, and Northern Lifeways
Support Services and Programs Available to Community Members
- 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.