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Metlakatla/Prince Rupert – The Metlakatla First Nation submitted a claim with the Specific Claims Process and filed a Declaration with Specific Claims Tribunal asserting that Canada breached its fiduciary obligations to the Metlakatla Indian Band in relation to the 1906 surrender of land comprising parts of the south half of Tsimpsean Indian Reserve No. 2 on Kaien Island, Digby Island, and the Tsimpsean Peninsula.  To access the complete media release, kindly click on the link provided below:  
Celebrating Chief Councillor Harold Leighton's Remarkable Achievement!   We are thrilled to extend our heartfelt congratulations to Chief Councillor Harold Leighton of Metlakatla First Nation for being recognized as one of the 14 distinguished British Columbians to receive the prestigious Order of British Columbia this year. This remarkable achievement is a testament to Chief Councillor Leighton's dedication, leadership, and outstanding contributions to his community and the province at large.   Please click this link to see the full details on Chief Harold's achievement!
Two Khtada Bursaries of $500 each are available for Metlakatla members pursuing post-secondary education, includes post secondary institution or trades training.  The bursary must be used within 12 months of being awarded.   Application deadline is Friday, 04 August 2023.  For more information on criteria that must be met in order to be eligible for the bursary click this link.        

Upcoming Events

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Wednesday (All day)

Metlakatla: September 6th, 2023
9:30pm - 12:30pm
Community Hall

Prince Rupert:September 6th, 2023
5:30 - 9:00pm
The Crest Hotel in...

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Wednesday 09.30 am

August 23, 2023

9:30 - 12:30


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Tuesday 05.30 pm

August 22, 2023

5:30 - 9:30 

The Crest Hotel, Prince Rupert

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12.00 pm to 02.00 pm

The Metlakatla Recreation Department is hosting a Family Swim Event. 

August 5th, 2023 (12pm-2pm)

Earl Mah Aquatic Centre