Onion Lake Cree Nation

Historical and Alternate Community Names

Cut Arm, Kaskootch, Seekahskootch, Seekaskootch

Reserves, Settlements, and Villages

Makaoo Indian Reserve No. 120, Onion Lake Indian Reserve No. 119-1, Onion Lake Indian Reserve No. 119-2, Seekaskootch Indian Reserve No. 119

General Information

Onion Lake Cree Nation is a Nêhiyaw (Cree) First Nation located to the north of Lloydminster, Saskatchewan. They are signatories to Treaty 6, which the group signed in 1876. As of 2022, Onion Lake Cree Nation has a registered population of 6,782.

Support Services and Programs Available to Community Members

Onion Lake

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.