Chief Calvin Sanderson

Chakastaypasin Band


Phone: (306)-864-3636
Fax: (306)-864-3336
Address: P.O. Box 1059 Melfort SK. S0E-1A0

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Resurrecting Chakastaypasin:
Chakastapaysin and four headmen signed Treaty 6 in August 1876 at Fort Carlton. Their band resided in an area around Fort à la Corne in the late 1880s, but the Department of Indian Affairs alleged that all of the Chakastapaysin Band members had moved off their reserve by 1898 and that their names had been added to the pay lists of other bands. The government claimed that they had ceased to exist as a band from that point, and their reserve was sold. Proceeds were credited to the bands to which Chakastapaysin Band members were transferred. In December 1998, members of the James Smith Cree Nation, descended from Chakastapaysin Band members, launched a claim against the federal government arguing that the Chakastapaysin Reserve had been unlawfully surrendered and sold. Continue reading...





Headwoman Florence Sanderson

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Headman Lyle Opoonechaw

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Headman Barry Sanderson

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Headwoman Skye Sanderson

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Title Surname Given Name Appointment Date Expiry Date
Chief SANDERSON CALVIN TBA TBA
Councillor SANDERSON FLORENCE TBA TBA
Councillor OPOONECHAW LYLE TBA TBA
Councillor SANDERSON BARRY TBA TBA
Councillor SANDERSON SKYE TBA TBA


Links:

TREATY 6 TEXT
BNA ACT 1867
ROYAL PROCLAMATION 1763
STATEMENT OF TREATY ISSUES: TREATIES AS A BRIDGE TO THE FUTURE