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Regional Context

Cowessess First Nation is located about 155 km east of Regina. The main reserve consists of 28,761 acres [11,640 hectares] with additional land being purchased to the north of the reserve. Cowessess is located in the prairie ecozone and aspen parkland ecoregion. It is predominantly agricultural, pasture, hay land and brush. The north portion of the reserve is in the Qu'Appelle Valley with Crooked Lake and the Qu'Appelle River on the northern boundary.


Sakimay First Nation neighbors Cowessess to the west while Kahkewistahaw First Nation adjoins it to the east. Further east along the Qu'Appelle River is Ochapowace First Nation. Cowessess reserve is serviced by a number of towns and cities around the area including Grayson [15 km],Broadview [20 km], Grenfell [49 km], now will come     [53 km], Yorkton [ 82 km] and Regina [155 km].

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