Sturgeon Lake Reserves 101 and 101A are located 55 kilometers north west of the City of Prince Albert. The two reserves are in the Forest Fringe area of Saskatchewan. Just over half of the nearly 2,200 members of the First Nation live on reserve. Most of the other members live in the cities of Prince Albert and Saskatoon.
The Sturgeon Lake First Nation entered into Treaty with the Crown in 1876, signing Treaty Six at Fort Carlton. Under Treaty Six the Cree and Saulteaux Peoples of Northern Prairies agreed to share their territory with the newcomers on condition that they and their decedents would receive a number of benefits as, “long as the sun shines, the rivers flow and the grass grows”. Today, the Chief & Council of the Sturgeon Lake First Nation continue to the struggle to uphold and maintain the spirit and intent of their Treaty with the Crown as well as to preserve and enhance their inherent rights as protected by the Treaty.
It is the purpose of their site to promote and evolve a vision for our future and for the future of those generations yet unborn. Chief and Council and the people of Sturgeon Lake will now be enabled to effectively communicate with each other no matter where individuals may reside.