About Our Nation
The Sawridge First Nation is located at the east end of the Lesser Slave Lake in Alberta near the Town of Slave Lake. The Sawridge First Nation is an original signatory to Treaty #8 and has been a leader in self – determination and Economic Development.
Sawridge adopted its own Constitution on August 24, 2009.
Sawridge First Nation, an original signatory to Treaty No. 8 (signed June 21, 1899), is a self-determining, innovative, progressive and prosperous nation of Cree people who continue to govern in a harmonious and balanced way, inclusive of all members, valuing relationships, customs, and traditions, with honor and respect for our culture and the environment, continuing for future generations.
In the interest of our present and future members the Sawridge First Nation is committed to work cooperatively, collaboratively, and continuously to make our vision a reality, and to be vigilant in the protection of our inherent, treaty and other rights.