Tsartlip First Nation

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The Tsartlip First Nation is a First Nation located on the Saanich Peninsula, in Saanich territory on Vancouver Island. They are a member of the Sencot'en Alliance fighting for Native rights.[1] In the 1850s they were signatories to one of the Douglas Treaties.[2]

The band's reserve and offices are located near and to the north of the town of Brentwood Bay.[3]

Past Chiefs[edit]

Position Name Term Start Term End Reference
Chief Ivan Morris 12/08/2011 12/07/2013
Chief Wayne Morris 12/07/2007 12/06/2009 [4]

Treaty Process[edit]

Not participating in BC Treaty Process.[1]

Demographics[edit]

INAC number 653, the Tsawout First Nation has 766 members.[5]

Notable Tsartlip[edit]

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. ^ Band website
  4. ^ "Tsartlip". Government of Canada. Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. 2009. Retrieved July 26, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Tsartlip". Government of Canada. Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. 2009. Archived from the original on March 2, 2012. Retrieved July 26, 2009.