Stoney Nakoda Nations’
Chief and Council

The Stoney Nakoda Nations is comprised of the Bearspaw First Nation, Chiniki First Nation and Goodstoney First Nation.

Since Treaty in 1877 to the present day, each of the 3 Stoney First Nations have maintained separate memberships and have elected their separate respective Chief and 4 Councillors according to the terms of office listed below.

Together these 15 elected officials form the Stoney Tribal Council.

Bearspaw First Nation

Chief Darcy Dixon

1998 – 2008
2011 – Present

Next Election: December 2025
3 year term


Dacster Amos
Rod Hunter
Pierre Lefthand
Keith Lefthand

Chiniki First Nation

Chief Aaron Young

2000 – 2005
2014 – Present

Next Election: December 2023
3 year term


Charles Mark
Boyd Wesley
Verna Powderface
Darius Chiniquay

Goodstoney First Nation

Chief Clifford Poucette

2006 – 2010
2019 – Present

Next Election: December 2026
4 year term


Thomas Dixon
Krista Hunter
Watson Kaquitts
Desi Ear