Rocky Boy Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana
Loon River First Nation
Located where Loon Lake is situated in Alberta, is the Anishinabe Loon River First Nation. There are three total Reserves which make up this First Nation. They cover an area of 15,737 total hectares or 38,887 total acres. Total population is 455, with most (357) living on the three reserves, while 80 live off-reserve, and 8 live on crown land. Many can trace their origins back to Montana, where they originally lived but were driven out by the whites, after the 1868-1886 war. Ogimak Big Bear or Sitting Bull, led them up to Canada.