Northern Shuswap Tribal Council

Northern Shuswap Tribal Council

The Northern Shuswap [NStQ] treaty table is in Stage 4 transitioning into Stage 5 negotiations. 

NStQ represents four communities: Tsq’escen’ [Canim Lake], Stswecem’c/Xgat’tem [Canoe Creek /Dog Creek], Xats’ull/ Cmetem’ [Soda Creek], and T’exelc [Williams Lake]. NStQ traditional territory is around the Williams Lake area, in the central Cariboo from Valemont and McBride in the northeast, to the Fraser River in the west. There is approximately 2,600 NStQ members.

NStQ has overlapping and/or shared territory with its First Nation neighbours: Lheidli T’enneh, Lhtako Dene Nation, Esk’etemc, the Secwepemc Nations, and the Tsilhqot’in National Government.

BC Treaty Commission Contacts

Jerry Lampert , 604-482-9200
Commissioner
Miriam Moore , 604-482-9223
Process Advisors

Contacts Information

17 South 1st Avenue
Williams Lake, BC V2G 1H4
Phone: 250 392 7361
Fax: 250 392 6158

Current Stage of Nation

Stage 4

Negotiation Stage Process

Stage 1: Statement of Intent
Stage 2: Readiness
Readiness documents accepted as complete
First Nation
11/29/95
BC
04/24/96
Canada
04/24/96
Table Declared Ready
04/24/96
Tripartite Procedural Agreements Signed
Openness Protocol
09/27/95
Procedures Agreement
09/27/95
Information Sharing Principles
09/27/95
Stage 3: Framework Agreement
Initialled
03/11/97
Signed
12/10/97
Stage 4: Agreement-in-Principle
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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