Statement of Intent


1. What is the First Nation Called?
Oweekeno Nation

2. How is the First Nation established?

Please Describe:
Section 74 of the Indian Act.

Is there an attachment?

3. Who are the aboriginal people represented by the First Nation?
Membership of Oweekeno Nation.

4. How many aboriginal people are represented by the First Nation?

Is there any other First Nation that claims to represent the aboriginal people described in questions 3 and 4? If so, please list.

5. Please list any First Nations with whom the First Nation may have overlapping or shared territory.
Heiltsuk, Gwa'Sala - Nakwaxda'xw

6. What is the First Nation's traditional territory in BC?
See attached map.
Attach a map or other document, if available or describe.
Map Available?

7. Is the First Nation mandated by its constituents to submit a Statement of Intent to negotiate a treaty with Canada and British Columbia under the treaty process?

How did you receive your Mandate? (Please provide documentation)
Bank Council Resolutions - Attached

8. Contact Person: Chief Councillor Frank Johnson/or
Ms. Nikki Shaw, Treaty Coordinator
Official Title:
Phone Numbers:
Main: 604-949-2107 Office
Others: 604-949-2107 Fax

Submitted by: Karen Walkus
Title: Councillor
Date: 12/15/93

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