Air Ronge
Bear Creek
Black Lake
Black Point
Brabant Lake
Buffalo Narrows
Camsell Portage
Canoe Narrows
Cole Bay
Cumberland House
Denare Beach
Deschambault Lake
Descharme Lake
Dore Lake
Garson Lake
Grandmother's Bay
Green Lake
Ile-a la-Crosse
Jans Bay
La Loche
La Ronge
Michel Village
Montreal Lake
Nemeiben River
Pelican Narrows
St. George's Hill
Sandy Bay
Sled Lake
Stanley Mission
Stony Rapids
Sturgeon Landing
Sucker River
Timber Bay
Turnor Lake
Uranium City
Wollaston Lake





Situated on the majestic waters of the Churchill River and surrounded by thousands of square miles of pristine forests, the beautiful Village of Patuanak is the home of almost a thousand Dene speaking inhabitants. The River, which winds its way by the community, has been the mainstay of the peoples living here in the heart of the wilderness of northern Saskatchewan. It yields up abundant quantities of fish and the hunting and trapping in the area made it a choice location for many generations of Aboriginal inhabitants.

Stretching out for miles around this friendly community and its surrounding region are the resources that have attracted many developments over the past few decades. Although the traditional means of securing a livelihood have waned many inhabitants still "Live off of the Land". Others are now are employed in a wide variety of vocational activities from government to the service industries to forestry and mining, occupations which they commute out to at other northern points.

A friendly and growing community, which was made up by an ingathering of people from many smaller locations, Patuanak, is situated in the heart of the English River Band's traditional hunting and fishing range. From it's founding to the present day, the area's greatest wealth has been its forests, rivers and lakes, which continue to provide rich harvests. Patuanak offers the scenic beauty and serenity of a truly remote northern village, yet is conveniently accessed by all weather road with many of the northwest's centers close at hand. The community has modern facilities and an excellent school, along with a small business community that offers a range of products and services.

Take some time to explore Patuanak, meet the local inhabitants, and discover the rich and diverse natural beauty found in our community. Thank you for allowing us to bring a small part of the community of Patuanak into your home.


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English River First Nation