Cree

Ministikwan Lake Cree Nation

Historical and Alternate Community Names

George Nott, Island Lake, Little Island Lake, Ministikwan


General Information

Ministikwan Lake Cree Nation are a Nêhiyaw (Cree) Community located to the south-west of Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan. The group entered Treaty 6 in 1876. As of 2022, Ministikwan Lake Cree Nation has a registered population of 1,343.

Onion Lake Cree Nation

Historical and Alternate Community Names

Cut Arm, Kaskootch, Seekahskootch, Seekaskootch


General Information

Onion Lake Cree Nation are a 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.

Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation

Historical and Alternate Community Names

Loon Lake, Makwa Lake


General Information

Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation are a Nêhiyaw (Cree) Community located to the south-west of Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan. They are signatories to Treaty 6, which the group signed in 1876. As of 2022, Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation has a registered population of 1,815.

Flying Dust First Nation

Historical and Alternate Community Names

Green Lake, Green Lake Indians, Kapahawakenum, Kapahawekeum, Kapahwasenum, Keapahawakenum, Kopahawakemum, Kopahawakenum, Kopahawakenum, Kopahawekemum, Kopahawekenum, Kopwayawakenum, Oopwyawahkenum, Reserve no. 105


Encompassed Communities

Gladue Lake, Meadow Lake

Waterhen

General Information

Waterhen are a Cree First Nation located to the north of Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan. They are signatories to Treaty 6, which the group signed in 1913. As of 2022, Waterhen has a registered population of 2,129.

Thunderchild First Nation

Historical and Alternate Community Names

Kapetekoos, Peeyaysee Awasis, Reserve no. 115


General Information

Thunderchild First Nation are a Cree First Nation located to the south-west of Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan. They are signatories to Treaty 6, which the group signed in 1879. As of 2022, Thunderchild First Nation has a registered population of 2,989.

Sweetgrass

Historical and Alternate Community Names

He Was Struck on the Back, Reserve no. 113, Shot him in the Back, Strike Him on the Back, Sweet Grass, The Man that Strikes in the Back, Weekaskookeesayyin


General Information

The Sweetgrass First Nation are a Cree First Nation located to the west of Battleford, Saskatchewan.  They are signatories to Treaty 6, which the group signed in 1876.  As of 2022, The Sweetgrass First Nation has a registered population 2,129.

Sturgeon Lake

Historical and Alternate Community Names

Ahyahtuskumikinam, Ahyahtuskumikinwin, Ahyahtuskumkinwin, Ahyahtwokumakinum, Ahwahtaskumikinwin, Reserve no. 101, William Twatt


General Information

Sturgeon Lake is a Cree First Nation located to the north-west of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. They are signatories to Treaty 6, which the group signed in 1876. As of 2022, Sturgeon Lake First Nation has a registered population of 3,069.