Canoe Lake Cree Nation
Canoe Lake Cree First Nation is a Cree First Nation based in the settlement of Canoe Narrows, Saskatchewan. The Nation is a member of Meadow Lake Tribal Council. The band's reserves include Canoe Lake 165, Canoe Lake 165A, Canoe Lake 165B, Eagles Lake 165C, Onikahp Sahghikansis 165E, Roadside 165F, and Wepuskow Sahgaiechan 165D.
The Canoe Lake First Nation came into existence when the leaders of their tribe signed Treaty No. 10 in September 1906. It is presently 12,684 hectares in size. The original reserve is located 39 kilometres southwest of Ile A La Crosse. Through a recent Treaty Land Entitlement process, the Canoe Lake First Nation added 5,393 hectares of land to reserve status, this new land is located 40 kilometres from the existing reserve land.
The band’s population currently sits at 1,764 people, with 755 residing on their 14,172.6 ha of reserve land (the most populated of which is 37 km southwest of Ile-à-la-Crosse).
Canoe Lake Cree First Nation is a Cree First Nation based in the settlement of Canoe Narrows, Saskatchewan. The band speaks the Cree language.
Province : Saskatchewan
Francis X. Iron