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Nisga'a Nation

Category: People
Sub Category:First Nations People of Canada
Place:Nass River Valley
State/Country:British Columbia, Canada
Summary Information:
The Nisga'a Nation lives in the Nass River Valley of northwestern British Columbia. Nisga'a Nation has a population of approximately 6000 people, most of whom reside along the Nass River. The four villages of the Nisga'a are New Aiyansh, Gitwinsilkw, Laxgaltsap and Gingolx. The homelands of the Nisga'a Nation cover 24,862 square kilometres.

Each member of the Nisga'a Nation belongs to one of four tribes: Eagle, Killer Whale, Raven or Wolf. Each Nisga'a also belongs to a tribal house.

Related Entries

  • Nisga'a Final Agreement
  • Nisga'a Agreement-in-Principle
  • Nisga'a Framework Agreement
  • Nisga'a Nation Fiscal Financing Agreement
  • Nisga'a Nation Harvest Agreement
  • Nisga'a Nation Own Source Revenue Agreement
  • Nisga'a Nation Taxation Agreement
  • Organisation
  • Nisga'a Tribal Council
  • Nisga'a Lisims Government
  • Assembly of First Nations
  • Legislation
  • Constitution of the Nisga'a Nation
  • Case Law
  • Calder v Attorney-General of British Columbia (1973)
  • Policy/Strategy
  • Implementation Plan for the Nisga'a Final Agreement

  • References

    Case Law
    (1973) Calder v Attorney-General of British Columbia (1973) 34 DLR (3d) 145
    Media Release
    Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (2000) A New Beginning for a New Millenium at Nisga'a Nation
    Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (2004) Chronology of Events Leading to the Final Agreement with the Nisga'a Tribal Council
    Hamer Foster (2000) Why is there a Treaty Process in B.C.?
    (2000) Constitution of the Nisga'a Nation


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