Montreal Lake Cree Nation

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Montreal Lake is located in Saskatchewan
Montreal Lake
Montreal Lake
Location of Montreal Lake in Saskatchewan

Montreal Lake Cree Nation is a Woodland Cree First Nation in the boreal forest of central Saskatchewan, Canada. Its reserve, Montreal Lake 106, is on the southern shore of Montreal Lake 103 km (64 miles) north of Prince Albert and 167 km (104 miles) south of La Ronge. Highway 969 passes through the village.[1]

Band government[edit]

The village is the administrative centre of the Montreal Lake First Nations band government. Chief William Charles and his councillors signed an adhesion to Treaty 6 in 1889 on behalf of Montreal Lake First Nation.[2] and is a member of the Prince Albert Grand Council.

As of March 2013 the total membership of the Montreal Lake First Nation was 3,678 with 2,261 members living on-reserve or on crown land and 1417 living off reserve.[3] It is governed by a Chief and 8 councillors.[3] It has territory at Montreal Lake 106 (population 999),[4] Montreal Lake 106 B (population 389)[4] and Timber Bay (population 93).[3][4]

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Montreal Lake Cree Nation community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 1113 (+11.4% from 2011) 999 (+13.5% from 2006) 880 (+2.2% from 2001)
Land area: 60.96 km2 (23.54 sq mi) 60.96 km2 (23.54 sq mi) 60.96 km2 (23.54 sq mi)
Population density: 18.3/km2 (47/sq mi) 16.4/km2 (42/sq mi) 14.4/km2 (37/sq mi)
Median age: 23.1 (M: 23.2, F: 23.1) 20.2 (M: 20.3, F: 19.9) 19.7 (M: 19.3, F: 20.7)
Total private dwellings: 277 291 237
Median household income:
References: 2016[5] 2011[6] 2006[7] earlier[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.mlcn.ca/
  2. ^ "Prince Albert Grand Council website". 2013-03-08. Archived from the original on 2012-02-07. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ a b c "AANDC (Montreal Lake)". Retrieved 2013-04-18.
  4. ^ a b c "Canada Census 2011 (community profiles)". Retrieved 2013-04-18.
  5. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2013-03-08.
  6. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2013-03-08.
  7. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2013-03-08.
  8. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 54°03′10″N 105°47′12″W / 54.0529°N 105.7866°W / 54.0529; -105.7866