Hul'qumi'num Treaty Group

Hul'qumi'num Treaty Group

The Hul’qumi’num [HTG] treaty table is in Stage 5 negotiations to conclude treaty. For an update on the table please refer to our latest annual report. 

Hul'qumi'num Treaty Group represents five communities: Cowichan Tribes, Halalt, Lyackson, Ts'uubaa-asatx, and Penelakut. HTG traditional territory encompasses part of southern Vancouver Island, a narrow corridor on the mainland to Yale in the east, and sections of the Salish Sea. In the Duncan area, north to Ladysmith, east to the Gulf Islands and west to Cowichan Lake. There are approximately 6,490 HTG members.

HTG has overlapping and/or shared territory with its First Nation neighbours: Chehalis, Ditidaht, Hwlitsum, Katzie, K’ómoks, Kwikwetlem, Musqueam, Qualicum, Sechelt, Semiahmoo, Sts’ailes, Snuneymuxw, Te’mexw, Tla’amin, Ts’elxweyeqw, Tsawwassen, Tsleil-Waututh, and Yale. 

BC Treaty Commission Contacts

Francis Frank , 604.482.9200
Commissioner
Lakshmi Lochan , 604.482.9214
Process

Contacts Information

12611B Trns Can Hwy
Ladysmith, BC V9G 1M5
Phone: 778 422 2660
Fax: 250 245 4668

Current Stage of Nation

Stage 5

Negotiation Stage Process

Stage 1: Statement of Intent
Stage 2: Readiness
Readiness documents accepted as complete
First Nation
06/18/96
BC
04/24/96
Canada
04/24/96
Table Declared Ready
08/21/96
Tripartite Procedural Agreements Signed
Procedures Agreement
03/04/96
Information Sharing Principles
03/04/96
Stage 3: Framework Agreement
Initialled
07/29/97
Signed
12/19/97
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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