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Here are five facts about the Alberta First Nation:
1. In Treaty 8 territory

The ACFN has about 1,200 members, with more than half living off the reserve.

The band has eight reserves around the southern shores of Lake Athabasca, with a combined area of 34,767 hectares, but considers its traditional territory to encompass all of Treaty 8. Ancestors signed Treaty 8 at Fort Chipewyan in 1899.

ACFN members speak Dene and call themselves K’ai Taile Dene, meaning “people of the land of the willow...”

Neil Young tour: 5 facts about the First Nation he's singing for - Aboriginal - CBC

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