The 1500 member Driftpile Band is situated 30 kms. west of Swan River (or 3 hours and 15 minutes northwest of Edmonton). The Driftpile Reserve itself is over 15,000 acres in size and sprawls along 10 kms of shoreline on the south side of Lesser Slave Lake.
The Driftpile First Nation, through practical management, is intent upon increasing the number of business opportunities available to its members; and advancing collective and individual self sufficiency with the assistance of the Economic Development Program. Economic Development self-sufficiency continues to be one of the primary objectives of the people of the Driftpile First Nation.