Big River First Nation is located 120 kilometers northwest of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada, with a population of approximately 4,000 people of Cree descent.

Community Dashboard

To learn more about BRFN’s community development initiatives, visit our Community Dashboard!

job opportunities

For the latest BRFN job opportunities, visit our Job Listings page!

News & Events

For the most up-to-date BRFN news and upcoming events, visit our News & Events page!

February 27, 2023 – Big River First Nation Chief and Council successfully completed their yearly randomized drug tests.

Reminiscing the Jim Neilson sports complex grand opening

Chief Jack Rayne pictured with New York Rangers’ Alumnus Adam Graves at the opening of the Jim Neilson Sports Complex September 6th, 2022.


Services offered by some of the departments of Big River First Nation that may have otherwise become overlooked.

Upcoming Events

Big River First Nation’s Upcoming Events can be found here.

A look back on the chief john keenatch High School construction

Aodbt architecture + interior design and the school steering committee had done design work on the Chief John Keenatch High School for the community.  On February 1, 2018 the consultants held a Community Information Session to meet with school staff, Elders, and community members to present the findings of the School Feasibility Study, discuss 21st-Century Learning concepts, get information from the community, and answer questions about the design process.

The CJK High School is approximately 5,100 square metres in size, and includes the latest in educational amenities. The grand opening took place on September 6th, 2022.

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