Allied Tribes of Lax Kw'alaams

Allied Tribes of Lax Kw'alaams

Lax Kw’alaams traditional lands and waters are located on the northwest coast of BC around Port Simpson, Prince Rupert and the Skeena River. The Lax Kw'alaams Band was formerly part of the Tsimshian Nation, and separated in the spring of 2004. There are approximately 3,735 Lax Kw’alaams members. 

Lax Kw’alaams has overlapping and/or shared territory with its First Nation neighbours: Gitxaala, Kitselas, Kitsumkalum, Metlakatla and Nisga’a.

BC Treaty Commission Contacts

Mark Smith , 604.482.9200
General Counsel & Director of Process

Contacts Information

206 Shashaak Street
Port Simpson, BC V0V 1H0
Phone: 250 625 3293
Fax: 250 625 3246

Current Stage of Nation

Stage 3

Negotiation Stage Process

Stage 1: Statement of Intent
Stage 2: Readiness
Readiness documents accepted as complete
First Nation
Table Declared Ready
Tripartite Procedural Agreements Signed
Procedures Agreement
Information Sharing Principles
Stage 3: Framework Agreement
Stage 4: Agreement-in-Principle
Stage 5: Final Agreement
Stage 6: Treaty Implemented


700-1111 Melville Street
Vancouver BC
V6E 3V6
604 482 9200

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