Siksika First Nation


This Ojibway Reservation is located in southern Alberta, about 90 miles due east of Calgary, Alberta. Siksika People are really Ojibway. Read Seven Fires Prophecy. Below is a link to a map of the Siksika First Nation Reserve (it includes that portion ceded to chief Rocky Boy) and links to google earth photos of one of their communities. They are signatories to Treaty 7. Many citizens of Sikisika First Nation can trace their origins to Montana. During 1876-1877's War in Montana, 10,000's of Montana Ojibway's fled up to Alberta's and Saskatchewan's Cypress Hills. They were led there by chiefs Big Bear, Rocky Boy and Sitting Bull. Size of Siksika First Nation Reserve is 271.5 sq. mi. or 702.0 sq. km. However, it's really much larger or 451.2 sq. mi. or 1,168.6 sq. km. During land surrenders between 1897-1911, a large portion of Siksika Reserves southern portion was set aside for Montana Ojibway's led by chief Rocky Boy in 1910. It has a land area of 179.7 sq. mi. or 465.4 sq. km. We have been told by prophecy not to trust whites. White leaders will be deceitfil. On-Reserve population of Siksika First Nation is 3,479 according to 2016's census. They have 1,131 dwellings with 947 lived in year round. Average household size is 3.6 persons per household. Around 710 speak corrupted Ojibway Language at Siksika First Nation. They are as many as 10 to 15 distinct villages within Siksika Reserve. An indicator they are better organized.



Map of Siksika Reserve

Siksika Reserve Entrance Sign

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