Southern Chiefs of Manitoba

Southern Chiefs’ Organization represents 34 Anishinaabe and Dakota First Nation communities and more than 80,000 citizens in what is now called southern Manitoba. SCO is an independent political organization that, by following the direction of the 34 Chiefs, protects, preserves, promotes, and enhances First Nations peoples’ inherent rights, languages, customs, and traditions through the application and implementation of the spirit and intent of the Treaty-making process.

Member First Nations of Southern Chiefs' Organization

Berens River
First Nation

Chief Norman McKay

Birdtail Sioux
First Nation
Chief Ken Chalmers

Black River
First Nation

Chief Sheldon Kent

Bloodvein First Nation

Chief Derek Cook

Brokenhead
Ojibway Nation
Chief Deborah Smith

Buffalo Point
First Nation

Chief Andrea Camp

Canupawakpa
Dakota Nation
Chief Viola Eastman

Dakota Plains
First Nation

Chief Orville Smoke

Dakota Tipi
First Nation
Chief Eric Pashe

Dauphin River
First Nation

Chief John Stagg

Ebb and Flow First Nation

Chief Wayne Desjarlais

Gambler First Nation

Chief David Ledoux

Hollow Water
First Nation

Chief Larry Barker

Keeseekoowenin
Ojibway First Nation
Chief Norman Bone

Kinonjeoshtegon
First Nation

Chief Dave Traverse

Lake Manitoba
First Nation

Chief Cornell McLean

Lake St. Martin
First Nation

Chief Adrian Sinclair

Little Grand Rapids
First Nation
Chief Raymond Keeper

Little Saskatchewan
First Nation

Chief Hector Shorting

Long Plain
First Nation

Chief Dennis Meeches

O-Chi-Chak-Ko-Sipi
First Nation

Chief Eugene Eastman

Pauingassi
First Nation
Chief Roddy Owens

Peguis
First Nation

Chief Glenn Hudson

Pinaymootang
First Nation

Chief Garnet Woodhouse

Pine Creek
First Nation
Chief Karen Lynn Batson

Poplar River
First Nation

Chief Vera Mitchell

Rolling River
First Nation
Chief Wilfred McKay

Roseau River
Anishinabe First Nation

Chief Craig Alexander

Sagkeeng
First Nation

Chief Derrick Henderson

Sandy Bay
First Nation

Chief Trevor Prince

Skownan
First Nation
Chief Cameron Catcheway

Swan Lake
First Nation

Chief Francine Meeches

Tootinaowaziibeeng
First Nation
Chief Barry McKay

Waywayseecappo
First Nation

Chief Murray Clearsky