Cat Lake First Nation


Cat Lake on the MapCat Lake First Nation is an isolated First Nation community accessible by aircraft only. It is situated approximately 179 kilometers due north of Sioux Lookout in Northwestern Ontario. The nearest urban centre is Pickle Lake, approximately 115 air kilometers southeast of Cat Lake. The Cat Lake Reserve is approximately 538 acres is size and situated on the north shores of the Cat Lake river system. The community is located on the southeast corner of the Reserve.

Wasaya Airways run daily on regular schedules. A winter road also connects from Pickle Lake during the winter months and takes an average 4 to 5 hours to travel on.


The Cat Lake community has a population of approximately 700 people.


Chief: Ernie Wesley


Cat Lake First Nation
P.O. Box 80
Cat Lake, Ontario
P0V 1J0
Tel. (807) 347-2282
Fax (807) 347-2283