Mission Statement

The Bigstone Cree Nation Government protects and strengthens the spirit and intent of the Treaties and the Traditional Lands for today and tomorrow’s future.

Vision Statement

Bigstone Cree Nation is committed to the pursuit of the highest quality of life for all its members.

BCN Trusts Information Update

Referendum Results 2017 for the Trust Agreements Amendments - Certificate or Referendum Results_2017

Attention: Bigstone Cree Nation, Wabasca, Sandy Lake, Calling Lake and Chipewyan Lakes Communities


Effective Immediately, March 15, 2017, at 3:40 pm the Chief and Council of Bigstone Cree Nation made a decision to remove all Toll Stations and monitors out of Highway 754 and Highway 813. (click on the link below)

Public Notice form Bigstone Cree Nation Local Government

For Immediate Release

March 16, 2017

Desmarais RCMP attend peaceful Bigstone Cree Nation demonstration on Hwy 813 and Hwy 754  (Update #1)

Desmarais, Alberta – The peaceful demonstration has ended on Bigstone Cree Nation and the checkpoints have been taken down. Traffic has resumed to normal.

Media Contact:

Sgt. Jack Poitras

Media Relations Group



Gateway Structures are located on Highway 754 (Deep Valley) and on Highway 813 (Rock Island Lake Roadside Turnout)

Statement of Concern against Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. & Husky Energy Ltd

Letter to the Minister of Indigenous Relations, the Honorable Richard Feehan

Protocol and Procedure for BCN Border Security Personnel

Entry and No Entry Lists for Bigstone Cree Nation Traditional Territory

Border Security Protocol

BCN Security Personnel Needed at Toll Stations    Poster

Community Events

Bigstone Community Wellness - Sandy Lake Community Meet and Greet   Poster


Elders Invitation for Treaty Eight Functions (POSTER)  (Permanent Posting)

Trusts-Off Reserve Members-Off Reserve School Fees - Education

Bigstone Cree Nation Post-Secondary Education Sponsorship Package - Education

Skills for Employment Training Program - A.S.E.T.S

Short Term Training Program - A.S.E.T.S

Employment Opportunities

Human Resources Coordinator Position - BCN Child and Family Services and Neepinise Family Healing Centre

Bigstone Cree Nation Child and Family Services seeking Elder's Advisory Committee - Poster


Effective Immediately: Status cards will only be made  Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

You will need 2 pieces of ID (Drivers, old Status Card , Birth Certificate or AHC. ** $10.00 BCN Members & $10 for other First Nation Members.

Bigstone Medical Clinic

Effective March 1, 2016: All patients must produce their Alberta Health Care Card and I.D each time they visit the doctor.

​​Members of Bigstone Cree Nation

Membership information, it is BCN's duty to inform membership of our current situation on current companies: 

BFI & KEYANEW Seeking 3 Electors from Wabasca, Chipewyan Lake and Calling Lake for the purpose of forming elector committees for the Community Affiliation Process (Contact Membership)

Emergency Evacuation Page - BEEP

72 Hour Emergency Preparedness Plan  







*Photos courtesy of Kevin Gladue


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