JRMCC is a facility that promotes wellness, unity and community stability. It is located in north-central Saskatchewan, and owned by the Lac La Ronge Indian Band which is the largest First Nation in Saskatchewan, and one of the 10 largest in Canada, with a population of 11079 as of December 31, 2018. We have 6 communities that make up the Lac La Ronge Indian Band and many members on and off reserve. We are proud of our heritage and our Cree language, and of the educational opportunities, economic successes and social development work made possible by many years of strong leadership. This page contains useful links to our communities and services within the surrounding area.
Our communities that make up the Lac La Ronge Indian Band
Lac La Ronge Indian Band: Located 241 km north of Prince Albert. Population: La Ronge Reserve #156 (2364) Kitsaki Reserve # 156B (690) The official website of the La La Ronge Indian Band. General information about departments, upcoming events, and history is presented for the band membership and other visitors.
Hall Lake: Located 101 km south-west of La Ronge. Population: 609
Hall Lake is a part of Morin Lake Reserve #217 which includes Sikachu and Clam Lake Bridge. It was established as a reserve in 1968.
Stanley Mission: Located 81 km north of La Ronge. Population: 1926 Reserve #157
The Stanley Mission community is situated on the banks of the majestic Churchill River System in Northern Saskatchewan
Little Red: Located 40 miles north of Prince Albert. Population: 367
Little Red River Reserve #106C & 106D was permanently established in 1948
Sucker River: Located 32 KM north of La Ronge. Population: 447 Reserve #156C
Hunting, fishing, trapping and foraging are important activities to many community members. They are important to the traditions and culture of Sucker River and provide opportunities for economic ventures, recreation and greater self-sufficiency.
Grandmothers Bay Reserve: Located 104 km north of La Ronge. Population: 363 Reserve #219 Grandmother’s Bay was established as a reserve in 1970. Grandmother’s Bay is on the north shore of Otter Lake which is part of the Churchill River System.
Here are a list of resources:
EDUCATION AND CAREER GUIDANCE
The Gift of Language and Culture
This website is an Aboriginal language site developed by the Lac La Ronge Indian Band (LLRIB) Curriculum Resource Unit (CRU). Cree language development project.
Masinahikana School Northern Saskatchewan’s online school (Ed center.ca)
Northlands College and NORTEP/NORPAC programs
Aboriginal Business and Trade – Government of Canada
CULTURE AND TOURISM
Kayas (northern Saskatchewan culture and heritage)
JRMCC Facebook Link
NEIGHBORS AND ALLIES
FEDERAL AND PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT
- Ministry of First Nations and Metis Relations – Northern Affairs Branch
- Ministry of Social Services
- Ministry of Justice
- Ministry of Environment (Hunting, angling, report hazardous spills, turn in poachers, maps, office locations)
- Ministry of Energy and Resources (Oil, gas, minerals, forestry, labour market services for employers and employees etc.)
La Ronge Now – News source in the north
Missinipi Broadcasting – La Ronge Radio Station
Rawlco Radio (Power 99 FM / Mix 101)
Meadow Lake Now – News source