Urban Reserves & Treaty Land Entitlement
Treaty Land Entitlement (TLE) is a process used by the Federal and Provincial governments to resolve outstanding obligations to First Nations who did not receive all of the Reserve land to which they were entitled under Treaty. TLE has enabled First Nations to purchase land and transfer it to Reserve status. The City of Saskatoon welcomes these investments in the city and the region, which support the economic, environmental, social, and cultural well-being of the entire community. Before an urban Reserve is created, the City of Saskatoon and the First Nation sign agreements that cover commitments to work together, municipal services, fees for services, and compatible standards for development.
More information regarding treaty land and entitlements can be found here.
First Nation Community Profiles
The City of Saskatoon partners with First Nations that have land holdings and reserves in the Saskatoon region, creating First Nation Community Profiles. The Community Profiles are intended to encourage new relationships with First Nations and promote economic opportunity.
The First Nation Community Profiles feature information on:
- Community highlights and opportunities
- Historical information and location of home reserve
- Demographics, employment data (where available), and land holdings
- Current and proposed business developments
- Chief and Council
- Contact information
Profiles are available for the following First Nations who have land holdings and reserves within the City of Saskatoon and region.
First Nations Community Profiles
Cowessess First Nation
English River First Nation
Fishing Lake First Nation
Kahkewistahaw First Nation
Lac La Ronge Indian Band
Little Pine First Nation
Mistawasis First Nation
Moosomin First Nation
Muskeg Lake Cree Nation
Muskoday First Nation
One Arrow First Nation
Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation
Red Pheasant Cree Nation
Saulteaux First Nation
Thunderchild First Nation
Whitecap Dakota First Nation
Yellow Quill First Nation
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