Kikino Metis Settlement

Located in northeast Alberta, Kikino Metis Settlement has over 1,100 members living on close to 44,000 square hectares of land. The settlement shares a boundary with nearby Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement and is approximately 128 km west of Cold Lake.

Kikino Metis Settlement has a post office, general store with gas and food service, health unit, portable water delivery, volunteer fire department and the Kikino Silver Birch Resort and Campground. The local economy is diverse and focuses on construction, ranching, aggregate sales, tourism and has benefitted from its forestry resources and in exploration and development of oil and gas.

Recreation and community activities include hockey, baseball, soccer, dance, and a family literacy program. The settlement is home to various Métis performers and musicians. The well-known youth dance group Kikino Northern Lights Dancers are recognized as some of the best traditional Métis dancers and jiggers in Canada. Kikino Métis Elders founded the group in 1978, after identifying a need to teach youth traditional music and dance.

Kikino Metis Settlement hosts annual events including the Kikino Silver Birch Rodeo and Celebration Days, Kikino Slo-Pitch Tourney and the Métis Triathlon.