Gitxsan Hereditary Chiefs
The Gitxsan treaty table is in Stage 4 Agreement in Principle negotiations.
Gitxsan traditional territory is located in the Hazelton area and watersheds of the upper Skeena and Nass rivers. In treaty negotiations, the Gitxsan Hereditary Chiefs represent the majority of the Gitxsan house groups and membership. There are approximately 7,855 Gitxsan members.
Gitxsan has overlapping and/or shared territory with its First Nation neighbours: Carrier Sekani, Gitanyow, Nisga’a, Tahltan, Tsay Keh Dene, Tsimshian, and Wet’suwet’en.
BC Treaty Commission Contacts
Hazelton, BC V0J 1Y0