'Namgis Nation

'Namgis Nation

The ’Namgis treaty table is in Stage 4 Agreement in Principle negotiations. 

’Namgis traditional territory is at the north end of Vancouver Island  centred around Alert Bay, extending from the Nimpkish watershed to the east and west by Port McNeil. There are approximately 1,855 ’Namgis members.

’Namgis Nation has overlapping and/or shared territory with its First Nation neighbours: Kwakiutl, Tlowitsis, Tlatlasikwala, MamalilikullaQwe’Qwa’Sot’Em, Kwikwasut’inuxw Haxwa’mis, Da’naxda’xw/Awaetlala, Mowachaht/Muchalaht, Gwawaenuk, Gwa’sala- ’Nakwaxda’xw, We Wai Kai, Wei Wai Kum, Kwiakah, and Dzawada’enuxw.

BC Treaty Commission Contacts

Jerry Lampert , 604-482-9200
Commissioner
Lakshmi Lochan , 604-482-9214
Process Advisors

Contacts Information

P.O. Box 210
Alert Bay, BC V0N 1A0
Phone: 250 974 5556
Fax: 250 974 5900

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
Procedures Agreement
01/30/98
Information Sharing Principles
01/30/98
Stage 3: Framework Agreement
Initialled
Signed
03/23/00
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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