Stand Off, Alberta Canada

Discover Stand Off, Alberta: A Unique Community in Southern Alberta

Stand Off, Alberta is a distinctive unincorporated community nestled in the southern part of Alberta, Canada. This community is located within the Blood (Kainai) reserve, a significant part of the Blackfoot Nation of Canada and the United States. Stand Off is conveniently situated on Highway 2, approximately 43 km (27 miles) southwest of Lethbridge and 30 km (19 mi) north of Cardston.

Stand Off, Alberta: A Part of the Blackfoot Nation

The residents of Stand Off, Alberta, and the surrounding reserve are proud members of the Blackfoot Nation. This indigenous group spans across both Canada and the United States, with a rich history and culture that adds to the unique character of Stand Off. The Blood Tribe (Nation), to which Stand Off belongs, boasts the largest landmass among all eleven Numbered Treaties in Canada, which were established between 1871 and 1921.

Population of Stand Off, Alberta

According to the 1991 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Stand Off, Alberta recorded a population of 682. This figure reflects the close-knit nature of the community, where residents share a strong connection to their land and heritage.