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Flying Dust First Nation

location of the Flying Dust First Nation's Indian reserves in Saskatchewan is located in Saskatchewan
location of the Flying Dust First Nation's Indian reserves in Saskatchewan
location of the Flying Dust First Nation's Indian reserves in Saskatchewan
Flying Dust First Nation in Saskatchewan

Flying Dust First Nation is a First Nations band government located adjacent to the city of Meadow Lake, in Saskatchewan, Canada. Highway 55 goes though the band's reserve community.


  • Indian reserves 1
  • Demographics 2
  • Governance 3
  • Community services and enterprises 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Indian reserves

The band governs six reserves:[1]

  • Flying Dust First Nation 105
  • Flying Dust First Nation 105D
  • Flying Dust First Nation 105E
  • Flying Dust First Nation 105F
  • Gladue Lake 105B
  • Meadow Lake 105A
  • Meadow Lake 105C



The Flying Dust First Nation is governed by a chief and four councillors.[4]

Flying Dust is a member of the Meadow Lake Tribal Council (MLTC).[5] whose offices are located on the reserve.

Community services and enterprises

With 1257 members (512 living on-reserve and 745 living off-reserve)[6] the community has developed a reputation as a progressive and strong community. Facilities on-reserve include the Kopahawakenum School (K-4), a health clinic, an elders building, an administration building, a bank, a community hall, a community church, a health office, a radio station, a youth centre, infrastructure/maintenance compound, daycare, a hockey arena, gas station and convenience store. The community hosted the 2003 Saskatchewan First Nations Summer Games,[7] as well as their first annual Pow wow in 2005.[8]

The Flying Dust First Nation has developed several business partnerships to increase its business portfolios to Property Development, Oil & Gas & Forestry.[9] It manages a 12,000-acre (49 km2) Farming, Sand and Gravel Operation. Flying Dust is a treaty land entitlement band with the capability of purchasing 6,788 more acres of land.[10] The Flying Dust has a long-standing partnership with the town of Meadow Lake and they have worked jointly on several major projects in the region over the last few decades.


  1. ^ Indian and Northern Affirs Canada reserves listing
  2. ^ "2011 Community Profiles".  
  3. ^ "2006 Community Profiles".  
  4. ^ "AANDC (First Nation Profiles) Governance". Retrieved 2012-10-12. 
  5. ^ "Meadow Lake Tribal Council (web site)". Retrieved 2012-10-13. 
  6. ^ "AANDC (First Nation Profiles)". Retrieved 2012-10-12. 
  7. ^ "Meadow Lake Progress (news)". June 20, 2003. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 
  8. ^ McGuire, Richard (2012-09-06), "Flying Dust Pow Wow celebrates proud culture", Meadow Lake Progress, retrieved 2012-10-12 
  9. ^ "Meadow Lake Tribal Council (web site)". Retrieved 2012-10-13. 
  10. ^ "Saskatchewan Treaty Land Entitlement Act". Retrieved 2012-10-13. 

External links

  • Map of Flying Dust First Nation 105 at Statcan

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