Peter  Ballantyne Cree Nation: The Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation people have occupied lands in Northeast Saskatchewan since time immemorial. The roots in the area run long and deep.

Community Profile

Cree name
The name in Cree is "Kinoosao" meaning,
Fish or referral to Trout, Whitefish and
different species of fresh water fish in
Reindeer Lake.

Kinoosao is located on the north end of Reindeer Lake,
accessible by snombile, boat, or float plane from Southend
(2hrs travel is estimated) and very rough gravel from Lynn Lake, Manitoba.

Local Services & Retailers

Bird's Confectionary - Gas/Diesel station, food
Lake Side Cafe restaurant - Restaurant
Local Radio Station (CIRL) Pauline Clarke Radio Announcer
North West Company- supplies food, clothing, and miscellaneous items
Local taxi service - Birds Taxi, Clarke's Taxi
Northwest Company

Local Band Services

  • Administration/Band Office
  • I.C.F.S.
  • Health services
  • Group home
  • Youth Center
  • Housing
  • Social Devlopment/Welfare
  • Elders/home care
  • Out reach

Local Economy

  • Hunting & Trapping
  • Commercial fishing
  • Guiding
  • Noble Bay Graphite Mine
  • Recreational and Cultural opportunities

Lodges- Lawrence Bay Lodge, Reindeer Lake Trout Camp
Lodges- Nordic Lodge, Reindeer Lake Drive In Tourist Camp
Highway 102, Southend, SK S0J2L0 (306)758-2066 (5km from Southend)

Brabant Lake Confectionary
Outfitter camp-supplies food, clothing, and misc. items

Lawrence Bay Lodge
Southend, SK S0J2L0

Norvil Olson Campground
Well-serviced campground close to stores, fuel, etc. Licensed vendor at Nordic Lodge 2 km North.

     - Winter Festival
     - Southend Youth Conference
     - Baby toddler Fair, Community Wellness Conference
     - Community Spring Clean-Up
     - July 1st Celebrations

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Amisk Lake
Deschambault Lake
Pelican Narrows
Prince Albert
Sandy Bay
Sturgeon Landing


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