April 14, 2021
Chief Todd Peigan, Pasqua First Nation
Chief Peigan was elected Chief of Pasqua First Nation on March 4, 2011. When first elected in 1993, Chief Peigan was the youngest Chief in Saskatchewan as the age of 26. Pasqua First Nation is located approximately 45 miles east of Regina in the Qu’Appelle Valley. The Nation’s first Chief was a major negotiator and signatory to Treaty 4 and a historical leader in the future treaty discussions. Under Chief Peigan’s leadership, Pasqua First Nation has advanced a wide range of strategic goals and objectives related to economic development, environmental stewardship, training and employment, and ensuring Aboriginal treaty rights are respected. Pasqua Group of Companies has forged many innovative operational partnerships and joint ventures since its inception. Chief Peigan has also played a key leadership role with the Qu’Appelle Valley Indian Development Authority. This Authority was formed to compensate the eight First Nations in the Qu’Appelle area whose lands were damaged by flooding through the construction of water control structures (dams). Chief Peigan was appointed to the FHQ Developments’ Board of Directors in 2014.