Wei Wai Kum Kwiakah
Wei Wai Kum Kwiakah also knows as Wei Wai Kum/Kwiakah Treaty Society [WKTS] treaty table is in Stage 5 negotiations to conclude treaty. For an update on the table please refer to our latest annual report.
The Wei Wai Kum/Kwiakah Treaty Society represents the Wei Wai Kum First Nation (also known as the Campbell River First Nation) and Kwiakah First Nation. These Nations entered the treaty negotiations process as part of the Laich-Kwil-Tach Treaty Society (formerly the Kwakiutl Laich-Kwil-Tach Council of Chiefs), but began negotiating separately in 2014. WKTS traditional territory is located around the east-central area of Vancouver Island and mainland coastal watersheds. There are approximately 870 Wei Wai Kum/Kwiakah members.
WKTS has overlapping and/or shared territory with its First Nation neighbours: Homalco, Klahoose, K’ómoks, Mamalilikulla-Qwe’Qwa’Sot’Em, Mowachaht, Muchalaht, ’Namgis, Snaw-naw-AS, Qualicum, Snuneymuxw, Da’naxda’xw Awaetlala, Tlowitsis, Tla’amin, and We Wai Kai.
BC Treaty Commission Contacts
Campbell River, BC V9W 3E8