Indigenous peoples in Saskatchewan
There are 70 First Nations in Saskatchewan. Of these, 63 are affiliated to 1 of the 9 Saskatchewan tribal councils.
As of August 13, 2021, the region of Saskatchewan had:
- 165,394 registered individuals
- 85,798 registered people were listed as living off a reserve
- 79,596 people who were listed as living on a reserve (source: Indian Registration System)
Learn more about status and the Indian Register: Indian status.
The 5 linguistic groups of First Nations in Saskatchewan are:
- Dene (Chipewyan)
- Nakota (Assiniboine)
Saskatchewan is also the homeland of the Métis, making Michif another Indigenous language spoken within Saskatchewan.
Treaties 2, 4, 5, 6, 8 and 10 cover the province of Saskatchewan.