Pauquachin First Nation

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The Pauquachin First Nation is the band government of the Pauquachin group of North Straits Salish-speaking indigenous peoples. Their reserve communities and traditional territories are located in the Greater Victoria area of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.

Native rights[edit]

They are a member of the Sencot'en Alliance fighting for Native rights.[1] In the 1850s they were signatories to the Douglas Treaties.[2]

Chief and Councillors[edit]

Position Name Term Start Term End Reference
Chief Rebecca Harris 10/25/2014 10/24/2016 [3]

Treaty Process[edit]

Not participating in BC Treaty Process.[1]

Demographics[edit]

The Pauquachin First Nation has 373 members.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Alliance maps out at-risk treaty lands". CanWest MediaWorks Publications Inc. June 22, 2006. Archived from the original on March 27, 2009. Retrieved July 26, 2009.
  2. ^ "Douglas Treaties: 1850-1854". Executive Council of British Columbia. 2009. Retrieved July 28, 2009.
  3. ^ "Pauquachin First Nation Governance". Government of Canada. Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. 2009. Retrieved July 26, 2009.
  4. ^ "Pauquachin First Nation". Government of Canada. Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. 2009. Archived from the original on March 2, 2012. Retrieved July 26, 2009.

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