About Birch Narrows Dene Nation

As of June 2012, Birch Narrows Dene Nation had 409 members living on reserve and 299 members living at locations off reserve. It is affiliated with the Meadow Lake Tribal Council (MLTC).

Birch Narrows Dene Nation has territory at three (3) sites:

  1. Turnor Lake 193B with 296.7 hectares (733 acres) 56.4726°N 108.6869°W, which adjoins the Northern Hamlet of Turnor Lake;
  2. Churchill Lake 193A with 159.8 hectares (395 acres), which contains the historic site of Clear Lake 56.1408°N 108.2072°W at the junction of Churchill Lake and Frobisher Lake;
  3. Turnor Lake 194 with 2,445.9 hectares (6,044 acres) 55.9353°N 108.8450°W, which is on Peter Pond Lake east of Dillon.

Chief & Council

Jonathon Sylvestre
Trevor Moberly
Conrad Sylvestre
Robert Sylvestre
Kimberly Sylvestre
Douglas Barks
Band Manager