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Native American Tribes of Alberta

This is an index to the Native American language and cultural information on our website pertaining to Alberta Indian tribes. Some pages contain more information than others. If you belong to an indigenous tribe from Alberta that is not currently listed on this page and you would like to see it here, please contact us about how to contribute information to our site.



The original inhabitants of the area that is now Alberta included:

The Beaver Nation (Dene Zaa)
The Blackfoot Nation (Siksika, Piikani and Kainai)
The Chipewyan Nation (Dene Suline)
The Cree Nation
The Sioux Nation (Dakota)
The Ojibwe Nation (Anishinaabe)
The Sarcee Nation (Tsuu T'ina)
The Slavey Nation (Dene Tha')
The Stoney Nation (Nakoda/Assiniboine)

Reserves of federally recognized First Nations in Alberta today include:

Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation
PO Box 366
Ft. Chipewyan, Alberta T0P 1B0

Beaver First Nation
PO Box 2700
High Level, Alberta T0H 1Z0

Bigstone Cree Nation
General Delivery
Desmarais, Alberta T0G 0T0
http://www.bigstonecree.com/

Blood First Nation (Blackfoot)
PO Box 60
Standoff, Alberta T0L 1Y0

Chipewyan Prairie First Nation
General Delivery
Chard, Alberta T0P 1G0

Dene Tha' First Nation (Slavey)
PO Box 120
Chateh, Alberta T0H 0S0

Driftpile First Nation (Crees)
General Delivery
Driftpile, Alberta T0G 0V0

Duncan's First Nation (Crees)
PO Box 148
Brownvale, Alberta T0H 0L0

Fort McKay First Nation (Crees)
PO Box 5360
Ft. McMurray, Alberta T9H 3G4

Ft. McMurray First Nation (Crees)
PO Box 6130
Ft. McMurray, Alberta T9H 4W1

Horse Lake First Nation (Beaver)
PO Box 303
Hythe, Alberta T0H 2C0

Kapawe'no First Nation (Cree)
PO Box 10
Grouard, Alberta T0G 1C0

Little Red River Cree Nation
PO Box 1165
High Level, Alberta T0H 1Z0
http://lrrcn.ab.ca/

Lubicon Lake First Nation (Cree)
PO Box 6731
Peace River, Alberta T8S 1S5

Mikisew Cree First Nation
PO Box 90
Ft. Chipewyan, Alberta T0P 1B0

Peigan Reserve (Blackfoot)
PO Box 70
Brocket, Alberta T0K 0H0

Samson First Nation
PO Box 159
Hobbema, Alberta T0C 1N0
http://www.samsoncreenation.com/

Sawridge First Nation (Cree)
PO Box 326
Slave Lake, Alberta T0G 2A0

Siksika First Nation (Blackfoot)
PO Box 1100
Siksika, Alberta T0H 3W0

Stoney First Nation
PO Box 40
Morley, Alberta T0L 1N0

Sturgeon Lake First Nation (Cree)
PO Box 757
Valleyview, Alberta T0H 3N0

Sucker Creek First Nation (Cree)
PO Box 65
Enilda, Alberta T0G 0W0

Swan River First Nation (Cree)
PO Box 270
Kinuso, Alberta T0G 1K0

Tallcree First Nation (Cree)
PO Box 100
Ft. Vermilion, Alberta T0H 1N0

Tsuu T'ina First Nation (Sarcee)
9911 Chula Boulevard
Tsuu T'ina, Alberta T2W 6H6

Whitefish Lake First Nation (Cree)
General Delivery
Atikameg, Alberta T0G 0C0

Woodland Cree First Nation
General Delivery
Cadotte Lake, Alberta T0H 0N0
http://www.woodlandcree.com/index.htm

Other Aboriginal communities of Alberta include:

Alberta Metis Nation
100-11738 Kingsway Ave
Edmonton, AB T5G 0X5
http://www.albertametis.com/

Recommended books about Alberta Native Americans:

My People, the Bloods: Book about the Kainai (Blood) Indians of Alberta.
*The Plains Cree: Ethnography of the Cree Indians of Saskatchewan and Alberta.
War Paint: Art book of traditional buffalo-hide paintings of the Blackfoot and Sarcee Indians.

Other resources about American Indian history, culture and society in Alberta province:

Indian Association of Alberta: Organization promoting aboriginal rights in Alberta.
Native Counselling Services of Alberta: Providing social services to First Nations and Metis people in Alberta.
Alberta Native Hockey Association: Homepage of Alberta's provincial Aboriginal hockey league.
Alberta First Nations & Métis: Historical and cultural information.
Aboriginal Place Names of Alberta: List of placenames in Alberta Native languages, with their English translations.



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