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Strengthening the economic base and development of a sustainable economy for Kapawe’no First Nation and the entrepreneurship capacity of members are key goals for the Nation.

Kapawe’no First Nation Oil & Gas Company Ltd.

Kapawe’no First Nation Oil and Gas Company Ltd. is a 100% Kapawe’no First Nation owned Limited Liability Company. It was incorporated in Alberta July 2003. Kapawe`no Fist Nation is situated within the Traditional Territory of Treaty No. 8 (1899), and along the North West shore of lesser Slave Lake Alberta. Having its own natural gas on reserve lands is where the company grew from. The First Nation decided to explore its opportunities in that sector and created the company.

The longstanding traditional custom leadership of Kapawe`no First Nation serve as the Kapawe`no First Nation Interim Oil and Gas Board of Directors; they are Chief Frank T. Halcrow (serving 40 years), Councilor Sydney Lee Halcrow (serving 27 years), Councilor Peter Chalifoux (serving 17 years).

Our company provides services in the following areas both on and off reserve, but not limited to:

  1. Developing Oil field Leases

  2. Heavy Equipment Work

  3. Aboriginal Consultation Services


Contact: Interim President Chief Frank Halcrow
Mailing Address:
Kapawe’no First Nation Oil & Gas
P.O. Box 10
Grouard, AB T0G 1C0
Office: 780-751-3800
Fax: 780-751-3864

Narrows Cultural Resort

Tourism is one example where economic growth is emerging.  The Narrows Cultural Resort, found on the northern shore of Lesser Slave Lake, is being developed into an adventure and cultural tourism resort.  Situated on a 500-acre site, the Resort’s amenities include underground electrical power, a kitchen and dining hall, dormitories, laundry and shower facilities, and portable docks. 


The Narrows hosted the successful Treaty 6, 7 and 8 Seventh Generation Elders’ Gathering held in August 2001;

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