About Ermineskin

1What is Ermineskin Cree Nation
The Ermineskin Cree Nation (Reserve #138) is one member of the Four Nations of Maskwacis, Alberta - located in Central Alberta about fifty miles south of Edmonton on Highway 2A, halfway between the towns of Ponoka and Wetaskiwin. The Ermineskin Cree Nations land base is approximately 25'000 acres.
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2Our Community Description
The total land base of the Maskwacis 4 Nations is 291 sq. Km of which 108.62 sq. Km is owned and operated by the almost 3000 members of the Ermineskin Cree Nation. The Reserve is located in close proximity of Alberta's two main cities of Edmonton and Calgary.
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3Financially Stable
With access to a large supply of oil and gas revenues the Ermineskin Cree Nation is considered to be one of the more economically stable First Nation communities in Canada. Revenues generated have in the past, been used to support community business, purchase outside expertise and to further develop the Tribes infrastructure. These same revenues can also be used to help support future development projects.


1About Elder Tax Notice
Contact Elders Department for more information (780) 585-3435
2Property Management - Housing Department
* For Emergency Call during the Holidays please contact: Service Clerk Jenelle Lightning780-360-2546
Any calls not authorized by Property Management will be the homeowners responsibility to pay.
3Membership Notices
Contact Membership for more information (780) 585-3941 Membership Prices available below.
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Education & Maskwacis Cultural College

The location of Ermineskin allows its members easy access to the many secondary education institutions located in Edmonton and Calgary. Whether it is technical, business or academic training, all are available. In the Maskwacis area itself, the Maskwachees Cultural College has operated for over 20 years and can be used for both research and training purposes.

COVID-19 Information

1Is there Off-Reserve Resources?
Maskwacis Cree Tribal Council is currently taking applications for a Walmart Gift Card Program for those who live Off-Reserve. See link: https://www.facebook.com/maskwacisctc There are also other resources on our COVID-19 ECN Updates Page: https://ermineskin.ca/covid-19-ecn-updates/