The Te’mexw treaty table is in Stage 5 negotiations to finalize a treaty. For an update on the table please refer to our latest annual report.
Te'mexw represents five First Nations: Scia’new [Beecher Bay], Malahat, Snaw-naw-AS [Nanoose], Songhees, and T’Sou-ke [Sooke]. Te’mexw traditional territory is located in two main areas: on southern Vancouver Island in the Greater Victoria area and on the east coast of Vancouver Island around Nanoose Bay. There are approximately 1,855 Te’mexw members from five First Nations.
Te’mexw has overlapping and/or shared territory with its First Nation neighbours: Esquimalt, K’ómoks, Saanich, Sechelt, Qualicum, Snuneymuxw, Pacheedaht, We Wai Kai, Wei Wai Kum, Kwiakah, Tla’amin, and some of the Nuu-chah-nulth and Hul’qumi’num First Nations.