Fort McMurray First Nation

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Fort McMurray First Nation
Fort McMurray #468 First Nation
Fort McMurray First Nation is located in Alberta
Fort McMurray First Nation
Fort McMurray First Nation
Coordinates: 56°43′35″N 111°22′49.001″W / 56.72639°N 111.38027806°W / 56.72639; -111.38027806Coordinates: 56°43′35″N 111°22′49.001″W / 56.72639°N 111.38027806°W / 56.72639; -111.38027806
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division Division No. 16
Athabasca Tribal Council Member
 • Type First Nations Council
 • Chief Ron Kreutzer
 • Councillor Ronald Kreutzer Jr.
 • Councillor Byron Bates
Population (August 2016)[2]
 • Total 763
Time zone UTC−07:00 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−06:00 (MDT)
Postal code T9H
Area code 708

Fort McMurray First Nation is a Cree and Chipewyan band government located near Fort McMurray, Alberta. It is a member of the Athabasca Tribal Council and a Treaty 8 nation. The Athabasca Tribal Council represents 5 First Nation bands in northeast Alberta.[3] Fort McMurray First Nation is governed by a Chief and two councillors.[4]

The Fort McKay First Nation was originally part of the same Band, but split off in 1942.


As of August 2016 the Fort McMurray First Nation had a total population of 763 with 290 members living on reserve and 473 members living off-reserve.[4]


Fort McMurray #468 First Nation reserves of ca. 31 km2 (12 sq mi) include:

  • Clearwater 175 is located on the Clearwater River 11 km (6.8 mi) southeast of Fort McMurray (population 0 in 2011)[5]
  • Gregoire Lake 176 located 35 km (22 mi) southeast of Fort McMurray is the largest of the four and the most populated.(population 274 in 2011)[5]
  • Gregoire Lake 176A (population 0 in 2011)[5]
  • Gregoire Lake 176B

Reserves 176, 176A and 176B are located near Anzac on Gregoire Lake approximately 50 km (31 mi) southeast of Fort McMurray) [4]


  1. ^ "Athabasca Tribal Council". Retrieved 6 May 2016.
  2. ^ "First Nation Profiles". First Nation Profiles. Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada. Retrieved 26 September 2016. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Athabasca Tribal Council website". Retrieved 2013-10-11.
  4. ^ a b c "AANDC (Fort McMurray #468 First Nation)". Archived from the original on 2013-10-14. Retrieved 2013-10-11.
  5. ^ a b c "2011 Community Profiles". Statistics Canada. Government of Canada. Retrieved 2013-10-11.

External links

  • Fort McMurray First Nation Athabasca Tribal Council
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