Wood Mountain

Historical and Alternate Community Names

Moose Jaw, Sioux Head

Reserves, Settlements, and Villages

Wood Mountain 160

General Information

Wood Mountain is a Lakota First Nation located south-west of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.  They were excluded during the Numbered Treaty making process and are not signatories to any Treaties. They are the only registered Lakota Nation in Canada, and are affiliated with the File Hills Qu'Appelle Tribal Council. As of 2022, The Wood Mountain First Nation has a registered population of 355.

Support Services and Programs Available to Community Member

Wood Mountain

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.