Historical and Alternate Community Names
Green Lake, Green Lake Indians, Kapahawakenum, Kapahawekeum, Kapahwasenum, Keapahawakenum, Kopahawakemum, Kopahawakenum, Kopahawakenum, Kopahawekemum, Kopahawekenum, Kopwayawakenum, Oopwyawahkenum, Reserve no. 105
Reserves, Settlements, and Villages
Flying Dust First Nation 105, Flying Dust First Nation 105 H, Flying Dust First Nation 105 I, Flying Dust First Nation 105 L, Flying Dust First Nation 105 O, Flying Dust First Nation 105 D, Flying Dust First Nation 105 E, Flying Dust First Nation 105 F, Gladue Lake 105 B, Meadow Lake 105 A, Meadow Lake 105 C
Flying Dust First Nation is a Nêhiyaw (Cree) Community located outside of Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan. They are signatories to Treaty 6, which the group signed in 1878. As of 2022, Flying Dust First Nation has a registered population of 1,654.
- Flying Dust First Nation Website
- A Brief History of the Flying Dust First Nation
- 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 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.
“The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan | Entry List (A-Z),” accessed November 29, 2022, https://esask.uregina.ca/entry_list.jsp.
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..