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 south of Clinton, and west of the Fraser River. 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
Williams Lake, BC V2G 1H4