Fort McMurray First Nation
|Fort McMurray First Nation|
|Fort McMurray #468 First Nation|
|Census division||Division No. 16|
|Athabasca Tribal Council||Member|
|• Type||First Nations Council|
|• Chief||Ron Kreutzer|
|• Councillor||Ronald Kreutzer Jr.|
|• Councillor||Byron Bates|
|Population (August 2016)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC−07:00)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC−06:00)|
Fort McMurray First Nation is a Cree and Chipewyan band government located near Fort McMurray, Alberta. It is a member of the Athabasca Tribal Council and a Treaty 8 nation. The Athabasca Tribal Council represents 5 First Nation bands in northeast Alberta. Fort McMurray First Nation is governed by a Chief and one councillor.
The Fort McKay First Nation was originally part of the same Band, but split off in 1942.
As of August 2016 the Fort McMurray First Nation had a total population of 763 with 290 members living on reserve and 473 members living off-reserve.
Fort McMurray #468 First Nation reserves of ca. 31 km2 (12 sq mi) include:
- Clearwater 175 is located on the Clearwater River 11 km (6.8 mi) southeast of Fort McMurray (population 0 in 2011)
- Gregoire Lake 176 located 35 km (22 mi) southeast of Fort McMurray is the largest of the four and the most populated.(population 274 in 2011)
- Gregoire Lake 176A (population 0 in 2011)
- Gregoire Lake 176B
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- "First Nation Profiles". First Nation Profiles. Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada. Retrieved 26 September 2016.
- "Athabasca Tribal Council website". Retrieved 2013-10-11.
- "AANDC (Fort McMurray #468 First Nation)". Retrieved 2013-10-11.
- "2011 Community Profiles". Statistics Canada. Government of Canada. Retrieved 2013-10-11.
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