The Northern Shuswap Tribal Council also known as "Northern Secwepemc te Qelmucw” or “NStQ”, treaty table is in Stage 5 negotiations to conclude a treaty. For an update on the table please refer to our latest annual report.
NStQ represents four communities: Tsq’escen’ [Canim Lake], Stswecem’c/Xget’tem [Canoe Creek /Dog Creek], Xatśūll/ Cmetem’ [Soda Creek], and T’exelc [Williams Lake]. NStQ traditional territory is around the Williams Lake area, in the central Cariboo, from Valemount and McBride in the northeast, to south of Clinton, and west of the Fraser River. There is approximately 2,820 NStQ members.
NStQ has overlapping and/or shared territory with its First Nation neighbours: Lheidli T’enneh, Lhtako Dene Nation, Esk’etemc, the Secwepemc Nations, and the Tsilhqot’in National Government.