Katzie First Nation or Katzie Nation is the band government of the Katzie people of the Lower Fraser Valley region of British Columbia, Canada.
Indian Reserves [ edit ]
The Katzie Nation manages the affairs of residents of five reserves assigned to the Katzie, focussed on the area of
Pitt Meadows, where the band headquarters are located. Other reserves are on Barnston Island and at Yorkson Creek in Langley, British Columbia. These reserves are: [1 ]
Barnston Island Indian Reserve No. 3, south shore of Barnston Island, 54.6 ha. 49°11′00″N 122°42′00″W / 49.18333°N 122.70000°W [2 ]
Graveyard Indian Reserve No. 5, one mile north of Port Hammond, 0.40 ha. 49°13′00″N 122°39′00″W / 49.21667°N 122.65000°W [3 ]
Katzie Indian Reserve No. 1, one mile west of Port Hammond on right (north) bank of the Fraser River, 44.10 ha. 49°12′00″N 122°40′00″W / 49.20000°N 122.66667°W [4 ]
Katzie Indian Reserve No. 2, opposite Port Hammond on the left (south) bank of the Fraser River, 23.10 ha. 49°12′00″N 122°39′00″W / 49.20000°N 122.65000°W [5 ]
Pitt Lake Indian Reserve No. 4, at south end of Pitt Lake, at outlet into Pitt River, 218.50 ha. 49°21′00″N 122°36′00″W / 49.35000°N 122.60000°W [6 ]
Population [ edit ]
The band's population is 499, of whom 297 live on-reserve.
Treaty Process [ edit ]
The Katzie Nation are negotiating their land treaty independently, and are not part of either Sto:lo tribal councils (the
Sto:lo Nation and the Stó:lō Tribal Council).
Golden Ears Bridge agreement [ edit ]
As the new
Golden Ears Bridge was in Katzie territory, the nation signed a Benefit Agreement with Translink in September 2004 to establish the responsibilities of both parties.
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