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Carrier Sekani Tribal Council Prince George Community Engagement Event »

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Tuesday December 13, 2016 at the Coast Inn of the North (Summit Room), 5:00 – 8:00 PM. 

The Carrier Sekani Tribal Council (CSTC) will be hosting a dinner and presentation to provide an update on the Collaboration Agreements and an introduction to the Pathway Forward Agreement for the members of the seven Carrier Sekani Tribal Council Collaboration Agreement signatory bands (THE CARRIER SEKANI FIRST NATIONS - Burns Lake Band, Nadleh Whut’en, Nak’azdli Whut’en, Saik’uz First Nation, Stellat’en First Nation, Takla First Nation and Tl’azt’en Nation).


CSTC Applauds Federal Decision that Northern Gateway Project is not worth the risk »

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

CSTC Applauds Federal Decision that Northern Gateway Project is not worth the risk

Dalkeh Territory, Prince George.  The Carrier Sekani Tribal Council (CSTC) is pleased that after more than a decade of fighting, the Canadian Government has finally come to its senses and will no longer try to advance the development of Enbridge’s Northern Gateway Project.


Carrier Sekani Tribal Council Celebrates Indigenous Veterans Day – November 8 and Remembrance Day – »

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Carrier Sekani Tribal Council Celebrates Indigenous Veterans Day – November 8 and Remembrance Day – November 11

Dakelh Territory, Prince George:  The Carrier Sekani Tribal Council (CSTC) remembers and celebrates the Indigenous peoples from our communities who have served and sacrificed to defend this land and nation. We are moved by pride and gratitude by our peoples’ contributions during times of great need.


Carrier Sekani Tribal Council Stands with Standing Rock Sioux »

Thursday, September 15, 2016

For Immediate Release
September 15, 2016

Carrier Sekani Tribal Council Stands with Standing Rock Sioux

Dakelh Territory/Prince George BC – The Carrier Sekani Tribal Council (CSTC) supports the Standing Rock Sioux in their fight against the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL ‐ majority owned by Enbridge). The proposed DAPL, a 1,800 kilometer, 30 inch, oil pipeline that originates in the Bakken Oil Field (North Dakota), would transect the Standing Rock Sioux territory. The Standing Rock Sioux have not been adequately consulted, nor have their Treaty provisions from the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868 been upheld.


CSTC Congratulates Yinka Dene Alliance in Favorable Court Decision »

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George, BC:  The Carrier Sekani Tribal Council (CSTC) is congratulating the Yinka Dene Alliance (made of up of several CSTC member First Nations: Nadleh Whut’en, Nak’azdli Whut’en, Saik’uz , Takla Lake, and Tl’azt’en) for their perseverance and leadership in stopping the Enbridge Northern Gateway oil pipeline from crossing their unceded territories.


Yinke Dene ‘Uza’hne’ Guide to Surface Water Quality Standards »

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

The Yinka Dene ‘uza’hné from Nadleh Whut’en and Stellat’en introduce their enacted water management regime for the regulation of the rivers, lakes, streams and creeks throughout the whole of their territories in north central British Columbia.


Mount Polley »

Thursday, February 4, 2016

All FNHA updates on Mount Polley to date are available online here:
http://www.fnha.ca/about/news-and-events/news/mount-polley-mine-communiques-and-press-releases


BC First Nations Offer Support to Trudeau Government in Fulfilling Federal Commitment to Pacific Nor »

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

SAIK'UZ FIRST NATION, BRITISH COLUMBIA/YINKA DENE TERRITORIES (Dec. 16, 2015) - Today First Nations leaders in British Columbia offered the Trudeau government their support in implementing an oil tanker moratorium on British Columbia's north coast. The announcement comes on the fifth anniversary of the Save the Fraser Declaration, an Indigenous law declaration signed by representatives of more than 100 First Nations that prohibits oil megaprojects in signatories' territories.


Coalition Honours Families and Advocates as Canada Launches National Inquiry into Missing and Murder »

Thursday, December 10, 2015

(Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, B.C.- December 10, 2015) Earlier this week, the Canadian Government announced the launch of the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, beginning with pre-inquiry consultation. The Coalition on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls honours families and advocates who fought tirelessly for the national inquiry, and looks forward to participating in the pre-inquiry consultation and the inquiry itself.


Original Owners »

Friday, January 23, 2015

Nechako Lakes MLA John Rustad, the B.C. minister responsible for aboriginal relations, is doing his best Cool Hand Luke impersonation these days. Any flare up of anger or frustration from B.C. First Nations directed towards the provincial government is greeted with the classic line from the movie: "what we have here is a failure to communicate." Rustad's efforts to engage First Nations across B.C. are commendable and a vast improvement over the treatment the aboriginal community received from previous provincial governments on both sides of the political fence. If language and words hold any value, Rustad has taken some giant strides forward and taken his cabinet colleagues along with him.


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