Katzie First Nation

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Katzie First Nation
Band No. 563
q̓ic̓əy̓
Katzie First Nation.png
Band symbol
PeopleSto:lo
TreatyNone, Ancestral Territory has never been ceded, surrendered, nor abandoned
HeadquartersPitt Meadows
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Land[1]
Reserve(s)
Land area3.41 km2
Population (2015)[1]
On reserve323
Off reserve245
Total population568
Website
Facebook - Katzie First Nation

The Katzie First Nation or Katzie Nation (Halkomelem: q̓ic̓əy̓) is the band government of the Katzie people of the Lower Fraser Valley region of British Columbia, Canada.

Indian Reserves[edit]

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The Katzie Nation manages the affairs of residents of five reserves assigned to the Katzie, focused 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:[2]

Population[edit]

As of December 2015, the band's population was 568, of whom 323 live on-reserve.[8]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "First Nation Detail". Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada. Government of Canada. Retrieved October 25, 2021.
  2. ^ Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, Reserves/Settlements/Villages Detail Archived March 31, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ BC Geographical Names entry "Katzie 1"
  4. ^ BC Geographical Names entry "Kaztie 2
  5. ^ BC Geographical Names entry "Barnston Island 3" Archived August 26, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ BC Geographical Names entry "Pitt Lake 4"
  7. ^ BC Geographical Names entry "Graveyard 5"
  8. ^ Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, Registered Population Archived March 31, 2012, at the Wayback Machine

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