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Located in Northwestern Alberta,
off the Beautiful Northeast & South Shores of Sturgeon Lake
Welcome to the Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation.

Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation is working hard to build a vibrant community that is at the forefront of economic, environmental, social and cultural sustainability.


Members of Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation grant power to an elected Chief and Council, which form the political arm for Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation, to govern the land and property of the membership.

Chief and Council deal with governance and policy issues in the community.

Supported by the administrative function, the Chief and Council's responsibilities include program and service delivery, financial management, policy development, and planning and control systems. They negotiate with the federal government and work to increase federal funding and bring new money and programs into the community.
Name Appointment Date
Chief Clyde Goodswimmer April 2019
Councillor Wlima Goodswimmer April 2019
Councillor Darwin Hamelin April 2019
Councillor Frank Noskye April 2019
Councillor Clinton Soto April 2019
Councillor Ervin Sunshine April 2019
Councillor Julian Thomas April 2019
The Chief and Councilors were elected in 2019. The First Nation officials normally serve a three year term with the next election scheduled for 2021. Band Members who wish to learn more about the Band’s electoral process should contact the Band Office for more information.

Chief, Clyde Goodswimmer along with Council will continue building collaborative relationships that will prepare the community for the challenges and rewards associated with the Sturgeon Lake Cree Nations future goals.

On behalf of the Chief and Council of Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation, we hope information you find on this web site is useful and informative.
Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation
Treaty 8

Box 757
Valleyview, Alberta T0H 3N0
Phone: 780-524-3307
Fax: 780-524-2711
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