Former Chiefs

Here is a list of all the men and women who have served as Chief of Black Lake First Nation since 1948.  Louie Chicken was the longest running Chief, serving 24 years from 1948 to 1972.  Chief Coreen Sayazie is Black Lake’s first female Chief, and she was elected in 2016.

  • 1948 – Louie Chicken
  • 1972 – Pierre Robillard
  • 1974 – Billy Sandypoint
  • 1976 – Leon Cook
  • 1980 – Ben Toutsaint
  • 1982 – Leon Alphonse
  • 1983 – Joe Robillard
  • 1984 – Daniel Robillard
  • 1994 – Donald Sayazie
  • 1997 – Ronald Robillard
  • 1999 – Edwin Boneleye
  • 2000 – Victor Echodh
  • 2004 – Freddie Throassie
  • 2008 – Donald Sayazie
  • 2012 – Ricky Robillard
  • 2016 – Coreen Sayazie