Poundmaker Cree Nation

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The Poundmaker Cree Nation is a Cree First Nations band government, whose reserve community is located near Cut Knife, Saskatchewan. It is a Treaty 6 nation, started by the famous Cree Chief Pitikwahanapiwiyin. The band has 1281 members with 505 living on the reserve. Its location is Northwest of North Battleford and Saskatoon. Veteran actor Gordon Tootoosis was born in Poundmaker. Poundmaker Cree Nation is home to the Battle of Cut Knife National Historic Site of Canada.[1]


Poundmaker Cree Nation has reserved for itself several reserves:[2]


  1. ^ "Battle of Cut Knife Hill National Historic Site of Canada". Parks Canada.
  2. ^ "First Nation Detail - Poundmaker". Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada. Retrieved 27 November 2018.

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