About Waterhen Lake First Nation

Waterhen Lake First Nation (Cree: Sîkîp Sâkahikan) is a Cree First Nation band government located in northwestern Saskatchewan, Canada. As of September 2012 the total membership of the Waterhen Lake First Nation was 1896. There were 953 members living on reserve and 942 members living off reserve. The First Nation is a member of the MLTC Program Services, a regional tribal Chiefs' Council. The First Nation is also a signatory to the Adhesion to Treaty 6 in 1921.


The Waterhen Lake First Nation's reserve is the 7972.2 ha Waterhen Indian Reserve No. 130, located 39 km north of Meadow Lake and east of the Meadow Lake Provincial Park in northwest Saskatchewan.

With a population of approximately 1896 members, the Waterhen Lake First Nation serves its band members in the form of capital projects, health and social programming and cultural activities.