Maa-nulth First Nations [ Huu-ay-aht, Ka:'yu:'k't'h/Che:k'tles7et'h', Toquaht, Uchucklesaht, Ucluelet ]

Maa-nulth First Nations [ Huu-ay-aht, Ka:'yu:'k't'h/Che:k'tles7et'h', Toquaht, Uchucklesaht, Ucluelet ]

The Maa-nulth First Nations Final Agreement took effect on April 1, 2011. The five First Nations, Canada, and British Columbia are over seven years into the implementation of their new relationship. 

The traditional territory is located on the west coast of Vancouver Island surrounding Barkley and Kyuquot Sounds. These five former Indian Act bands implemented the Maa-nulth treaty as five independent governments.

Huu-ay-aht First Nations has approximately 720 citizens

Ka:’yu:’k’t’h’/Che:k’tles7et’h’ has approximately 570 citizens

Toquaht Nation has approximately 150 citizen

Uchucklesaht Tribe has approximately 225 citizens

Yuułu ił ath [Ucluelet] has approximately 670 citizens

Maa-nulth First Nations have overlapping and/or shared territory with its First Nation neighbours: Ditidaht, Hupacasath, Tla-o-qui-aht and Tseshaht.

BC Treaty Commission Contacts

Celeste Haldane , 604-482-9200
Chief Commissioner
Sashia Leung , 604-482-9235
Associate Director of Process

Contacts Information

3075 3rd Avenue
Port Alberni, BC V9Y 2A4
Phone: 604 482 9223
Fax: 250 724 1852

Current Stage of Nation

Stage 6

Negotiation Stage Process

Stage 1: Statement of Intent
Stage 2: Readiness
Readiness documents accepted as complete
First Nation
Table Declared Ready
Tripartite Procedural Agreements Signed
Procedures Agreement
Information Sharing Principles
Stage 3: Framework Agreement
Stage 4: Agreement-in-Principle
Stage 5: Final Agreement
*Since initialling the Final Agreement, the parties have since reviewed it for inconsistencies and errors, and made certain amendments. The amendments have been confirmed in errata agreements available on the Ministry of Aboriginal Relations and Reconcil
Stage 6: Treaty Implemented


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Vancouver BC
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