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Sturgeon Lake First Nation

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Sturgeon Lake First Nation

Not to be confused with Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation.

The Sturgeon Lake First Nation is located on the eastern shores of Sturgeon Lake (Saskatchewan) about 29 km northwest of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. The First Nation's territory consists of one Indian Reserve, Sturgeon Lake Indian Reserve No. 101. It is located in the transition zone between the aspen parkland and boreal forest biomes. The reserve borders the Rural Municipalities of Shellbrook No. 493 and Buckland No. 491, as well as the Little Red River Indian Reserve No. 106C.


On August 23, 1876 Chief Ah-yah-tus-kum-ik-im-am (Chief William Twatt) and four headmen signed [2] The 2001 settling of a grievance between the band and the federal government concerning a loss of timber revenue that dated back to 1906 has enabled the community to expand its economic opportunities.


The community’s infrastructure includes a band office, school, gymnasium, fire hall, band hall, community health clinic, and a healing lodge. Currently 1,578 of the 2,188 band members live on their 9,209.5-ha reserve. [3]

External links

  • Map of Sturgeon Lake 101 at Statcan

Coordinates: 53°24′42″N 106°03′11″W / 53.41167°N 106.05306°W / 53.41167; -106.05306

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