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
Sandy Bay

Cree name
The name in Cree is Wapaskokimawn meaning
"okimaw" which is boss in cree or "non-native agent".

Estimated 1hr drive North of Pelican Narrows
(gravel winding road).

Local Services & Retailers
    Confectionary- Gas, food

Local Band Services

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

Local Economy

  • Hunting & Trapping
  • Commercial fishing
  • Guiding
  • Mining
  • Recreational and Cultural opportunities
  • Island Falls Hydro-Electric Generating Station


    • Winter Festival
    • Treaty Days

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


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