Gwa'Sala"Nakwaxda'xw Nation

Gwa'Sala"Nakwaxda'xw Nation

The Gwa’Sala-’Nakwaxda’xw treaty table is in Stage 4 Agreement in Principle negotiations.

Gwa’Sala-’Nakwaxda’xw traditional territory is located on the BC mainland across from the northern tip of Vancouver Island. Many reside at the Tsulquate reserve where the community was relocated half a century ago. There are approximately 990 Gwa’Sala-’Nakwaxda’xw members.

Gwa’Sala-’Nakwaxda’xw has overlapping and/or shared territory with its First Nation neighbours: Kwicksutaineuk, Kwa-wa-aineuk, Kwakiutl, ’Namgis, Tlatlasikwala, Tsawataineuk, and Wuikinuxv.

BC Treaty Commission Contacts

Lakshmi Lochan , 604-482-9214
Process Advisors

Contacts Information

Box 110
Port Hardy, BC V0N 2P0
Phone: 250 949 8343
Fax: 250 949 7402

Current Stage of Nation

Stage 4

Negotiation Stage Process

Stage 1: Statement of Intent
SOI Map *Map is under review. Contact the First Nation for further information.
Stage 2: Readiness
Readiness documents accepted as complete
First Nation
02/25/98
BC
03/18/98
Canada
05/20/98
Table Declared Ready
05/20/98
Tripartite Procedural Agreements Signed
Procedures Agreement
01/30/98
Information Sharing Principles
01/30/98
Stage 3: Framework Agreement
Stage 4: Agreement-in-Principle
Initialled
Signed
Stage 5: Final Agreement
Initialled
Signed
Stage 6: Treaty Implemented

Address

700-1111 Melville Street
Vancouver BC
V6E 3V6
604 482 9200

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