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Mar 14, 2023
COWESSESS FIRST NATION #73 2023 GENERAL ELECTIONNews Updates Read More
Mar 10, 2023
Community Mentorship Program Now Open!!News Updates Read More
May 2, 2022
Wind Turbine Technician TrainingNews Read More
Apr 6, 2022
Cowessess First Nation, Chief and CouncilNews Read More
Mar 10, 2022
Telemiracle 46 video at Cowessess First NationNews
Telemiracle is an annual 24-hour telethon and this year's theme was called Rooted in Saskatchewan. The video was shot last September at Cowessess First Nation and features drum group-Buffalo Lodge, dancers-Barry Sparvier, Debbie Delorme and youth-Hanna Johnson.Read More
Feb 4, 2022
Cowessess Business GrantNews
Cowessess Business GrantRead More
Feb 1, 2022
Day Scholar Class Action Lawsuit WorkshopNews Read More
Jan 26, 2022
CFN Community Meeting January 26, 2022News
Due to the passing of a community member, this zoom meeting is cancelled.Read More
Jan 20, 2022
Cowessess First Nation News ReleaseNews
Cowessess First Nation News ReleaseRead More
Dec 22, 2021
Dr.Khan and the Omicron VirusCOVID-19 News
Dr.Khan shares information on the Omicron virus with the community of Cowessess First Nation on December 21, 2021.Read More
Office of the Chief
Chief and Council of Cowessess First Nation strives to enhance the quality of life of all members of the Cowessess First Nation through the protection and enhancement of Treaty Rights and the provision of effective services through the development and implementation of existing and new programs.
History of the Cowessess First Nation
Chief Cowessess (Ka-wezauce, “Little Boy”) adhered to Treaty 4 on September 15, 1874, on the Hudson’s Bay Company reserve, at the southeastern end of Echo Lake, with his Saulteaux, Cree, and Métis followers.
The 21,488-ha Cowessess Reserve is 13 km northwest of Broadview, and an additional 257.1-ha reserve (73A) is situated 31 km west of Esterhazy. There are 3,266 band members, 597 of whom live on reserve.