Katzie First Nation

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Katzie
q̓ic̓əy̓
First Nation Katzie
Country Canada
Province British Columbia
Location Greater Vancouver
Government
 • Type Band
Ethnic groups Coast Salish
Languages hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓, English

The 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]

Population[edit]

As of December 2015, the band's population was 568, of whom 323 live on-reserve.[7]

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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