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Moosomin First Nation

The Moosomin First Nation is a First Nations band government in Saskatchewan, Canada. Moosomin First Nation's Indian reserves are located approximately 35 kilometres (22 mi) north of North Battleford, Saskatchewan. It borders the rural municipalities of Meota No. 468 and Round Hill No. 467. Moosomin First Nation has over 1,500 Band members and control of more than 50,000 acres (200 km2) of land.


Chief Moosomin signed Treaty 6 at Battleford in 1880. Moosomin is the Cree word for the moose berry or high bush cranberry.

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Numerous activities and events are held at the Band hall, including: Round dances, Wedding receptions, Workshops, Fundraising Activities, Meetings, Cultural Ceremonies, Funeral, and Feasts.

There is a school located on the First Nations' Land that caters to the youth from kindergarten to grade 9.

There is a daycare centre for parents in need of childcare services.

A Health Clinic is on the reserve for individuals in need of healthcare services.

For the overall safety of Moosomin First Nation, a Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) detachment is located on the reserve.

The Chief and 8 Councillors are responsible for all facets of governance at the Band level.

Arena with more than 300 for seating.

5 minutes from public beaches.

Indian Reserves

The band governs thirteen Indian Reserves:[1]

  • Moosomin Indian Reserve No. 112A, 259.80 ha.
  • Moosomin Indian Reserve No. 112B, 32 km north of Battleford, 6871.10 ha.
  • Moosomin Indian Reserve No. 112E, 129.50 ha.
  • Moosomin Indian Reserve No. 112F, 582 ha.
  • Moosomin Indian Reserve No. 112G, 37 km west of Spiritwood, 5077.90 ha.
  • Moosomin Indian Reserve No. 112H, 37 km west of Spiritwood, 2042.90 ha.
  • Moosomin Indian Reserve No. 112J, 23 km southwest of Spiritwood, 199 ha.
  • Moosomin Indian Reserve No. 112K, 129.50 ha.
  • Moosomin Indian Reserve No. 112L, 27 km northwest of Blaine Lake, 2069.20 ha.
  • Moosomin Indian Reserve No. 112M, 707.70 ha.
  • Moosomin Indian Reserve No. 112N, 64.80 ha.
  • Moosomin Indian Reserve No. 112P, 29 km north of Hafford, 709 ha.
  • Moosomin Indian Reserve No. 112S, 126.60 ha.

External links

  • Map of Moosomin 112B at Statcan


Coordinates: 53°06′47″N 108°14′14″W / 53.11306°N 108.23722°W / 53.11306; -108.23722

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