Beardy’s & Okemasis Cree Nation (BOCN) is one of the largest First Nations in Saskatchewan with a registered population of over 3,500 of which 1,300 residing on the reserve. Our reserve lands extend from rich farmlands in central Saskatchewan to the resource rich south-eastern Saskatchewan. We are proud of our heritage and our Cree language, and of the educational opportunities, economic successes and social development work made possible by many years of strong leadership.
Our central administration office is located in Beardy’s, 80 km north of Saskatoon and 16 km north Rostern in the heart of Canada’s Northwest in Treaty 6 Territory. The combined reserve land of the Band totals 20,345 hectares.
Beardy’s & Okemasis is currently working towards developing and operating an Esso Gas station and Tim Horton’s franchise. BOCN is pursuing a wind project and are one of 15 companies who are bidding for the 200MW project.