Wet'suwet'en Hereditary Chiefs

Wet'suwet'en Hereditary Chiefs

The Wet’suwet’en treaty table is in Stage 4 Agreement in Principle negotiations. 

Wet’suwet’en represents four communities: Hagwilget, Witset (formerly Moricetown), Skin Tyee, and Nee Tahi Buhn. Wet'suwet'en traditional territory is in the Bulkley River area in northwest BC. There are approximately 3,160 Wet’suwet’en members.

Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs have overlapping and/or shared territory with its First Nation neighbours: Carrier Sekani, Gitxsan, Tsimshian, and Lake Babine.

BC Treaty Commission Contacts

Mark Smith , 604-482-9200
General Counsel & Director of Process
Celeste Haldane , 604-482-9200
Chief Commissioner

Contacts Information

205 Beaver Road
Smithers, BC V0J 2N1
Phone: 250 698 7307
Fax: 250 847 5381

Current Stage of Nation

Stage 4

Negotiation Stage Process

Stage 1: Statement of Intent
Stage 2: Readiness
Readiness documents accepted as complete
First Nation
09/30/94
BC
12/13/94
Canada
12/14/94
Table Declared Ready
01/25/95
Tripartite Procedural Agreements Signed
Procedures Agreement
Information Sharing Principles
Stage 3: Framework Agreement
Initialled
04/20/95
Signed
07/13/95
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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