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Salt River First Nation is located in the Northern most part of Alberta and the Southern most part of the Northwest Territories. We are a mix of Cree and Chipewyan people. We have members In the Northwest Territories, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Newfoundland. We also have members in the United States, Germany and Australia.


Message for members

Special Meeting of Electors

To select an Electoral Officer and Alternate and Review Adjudicator and Alternate for the SRFN General Election for Chief and Council to be held

September 19th, 2022.


Location:       Salt River Business and Conference Centre

Date:              July 4th, 2022 Monday ( 2nd Meeting)

Time:              6:00pm


This meeting is requirement under section 23, of the Election Regulations of Salt River First Nation (Election Code)

23.      The Electoral officer and the review adjudicator shall be selected by

the electors at a special meeting held:

a) Prior to the June 30th in any year that a general election is to be held


A copy of the election code is available at the Band Office

There will be three door prizes of $200 each (drawn after the meeting.)


Chief Poitras and SRFN Council



A FAL is a set of governance and finance practices that helps Councils and staff make informed decisions and run their First Nation well. A Nation that lives by its FAL commits to good governance and finance practices over the long-term. Sections of a FAL

We have included the downloads for the Financial Management Law

You can download them here





2020-2021 Audit Review

When:  May 9th, 2022, Doors open @ 5:00 PM

barbecued foods will be served

Location :Salt River Office - Community Hall

Salt River First Nation Band Members only



  1. Opening Prayer

  2. Call to Order

  3. Acceptance of the Chairperson

  4. Approval of the Agenda

  5. Chief’s Address

  6. Audited Financial Statements for Fiscal Year 2020/21 – MNP LLP

  7. Settlement Trust – Investment Update

  8. Membership Input

  9. Adjournment

Chief Poitras and Council

Salt River First Nation

membership Notices

Future Job Prospects Inquiry 


Posting Date: April 14, 2022


Call for Proposals from Salt River First Nation

Construction of 2 units - 2 bedroom (ground level) homes

Salt River First Nation band members only


Salt River First Nation (SRFN) is calling for qualified SRFN contractors (must have valid Ft. Smith Business License, a letter from WCB NT stating good standing, proof 2-million-dollar liability insurance) to bid on the completion of the construction of 2 turn key housing units located in Fort Smith, NT Lot 615 Plan 319 and Lot 3018 plan 3771.


Deliverables expected:

2 completed houses turn key ready single level homes.


Contractor will remove the old structures on the property and dispose of the debris at the local landfill.


Contractor will provide all tools, equipment, and transportation required for completion of the housing units. Contractor will purchase any housing materials (siding, paint, counter tops, etc.) and services (power, water, sewer) the successful proponent requires to complete the project.


Work to be completed includes siding, flooring, cabinet installation, finish coat of paint, finish electrical and plumbing.  Fridge and stove will be installed. Washer Dryer outlets must be placed in mechanical room. Heated Crawlspace is required for these units.


A viewing of the properties for potential bidders can be scheduled, please contact Salt River First Nation at 872-2986 to confirm your viewing requirement. Proponents should clearly and briefly outline in their proposals, these 4 criteria, confirming the scope of work their proposal includes:


- Total project cost

- Employment benefits to SRFN Members

- Schedule for completion

- Experience and qualifications


The lowest or any bid will not necessarily be chosen. While project cost is an important factor, the best overall proposal for SRFN and its Members will be selected. Salt River First Nation will not approve additional costs after the successful bid is accepted.


Proponents should submit their sealed bids by 5 pm April 29, 2022 to:

Salt River First Nation

PO Box 960

Fort Smith, NT X0E 0P0

ATTN: Chief Executive Officer

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