Bigstone Cree Nation

Tansi! Bigstone Cree Nation (BCN) is comprised of three communities: Calling Lake, Chipewyan Lake, and Wabasca. Bigstone was signed into the “Treaty 8” agreement in 1899 and was provided with funds along with reserve lands to govern for growth of its membership.

The Business Entities consist of: oilfield services, logging, trucking, and gas stations.

Who We Are

Bigstone Cree Nation is comprised of three communities.  Calling Lake, Chipewyan Lake, and Wabasca.  Bigstone was signed into the “Treaty 8” agreement in 1899 and was provided with funds along with reserve lands to govern for growth of its membership.  

As of the 2016 census, B.C.N. membership rounds off to five-thousand members; on and off reserve.

Where We Are

Wabasca is also known as Wabasca-Desmarais and is the Headquarters for the Bigstone Cree Nation.  It is located on the Highway intersection of Highway 813 and Highway 754, 123 km Northeast of Lesser Slave Lake.

B.C.N. is considered to be a Woodland Cree People and include five reserves (Reserve 166,  166A, 166B, 166C, and 166D) which is surrounded by the Municipal District of Opportunity #17 lands.

Values

CN protects and strengthens the spirit and intent of the Treaties and the Traditional Lands for today and tomorrow’s future. BCN is committed to the pursuit of the highest quality of life for all of its members.

Business Model

All of the business entities are owned by BCN and are operated for the sole benefit of BCN band members.

Why Bigstone Cree Nation?

Bigstone Cree Nation is always looking to the brighter future and the means for expansion for our children and our children’s children.  

Whether it be for growing businesses or partnering with others to achieve goals, B.C.N. is always looking to the next endeavor.

Let's Chat!

Head
Office

First Nations University of Canada
1 First Nations Way
Regina, SK S4S 7K2

Phone: +1(306) 359-3672

Alberta
Office

New Location
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Executive
Office

202B Joseph Okemasis Drive,
Saskatoon, SK, S7N 1B1

Phone: +1(855) 359-3672

Ontario
Office

30 Commercial Road
East York, ON M4G 1Z4

Phone: +1(855) 359-3672

OFFICE HOURS

Monday to Friday 9:00a.m.–4:30p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Fax

+1 (306) 359-3671

Email

info@fnpa.ca

 

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