Attention members in Metlakatla and Prince Rupert:

The Metlakatla Treaty Office will be hosting two meetings on January 17 to provide an update on treaty negotiations and gain information on the importance of Metlakatla’s shared reserves. This meeting is for members only.

Metlakatla: January 17, 2017 – 9:30 a.m. lunch provided
Metlakatla Multi-purpose Room

Prince Rupert: January 17, 2017 – 6:30 p.m. Dinner provided
Location to be announced (based on # of
people attending)


The Metlakatla Stewardship Society is hosting a community information meeting at the Highliner Inn on Wednesday, December 13. All interested in attending are asked to contact Patty Sankey at the phone number or email address listed on the attached poster.

The Metlakatla Lands Department wll be hosting two community open houses next week - on December 5 in Metlakatla and on December 6 in Prince Rupert - to gather information and feedback from members about the Metlakatla Reserve Land Use Plan. See the attached poster for more information.

All Metlakatla members over the age of 18 are invited to attend the Annual general Meeting of the Metlakatla Development Corporation on Wednesday, November 22. Click here for more information.

Please take note of an upcoming community meeting on Wednesday, November 8 at the Metlakatla Community Hall to discuss Phase II of the Environmental Site Assessment of Metlakatla Reserves. Click here for more information.

Click here for more information on the Metlakatla Fisheries Department's 2018 Communal Allocation Transfer Program and click here to download the application form for participation in the program.

Note: This story was reprinted from Hakai Magazine and can be found in its entirety at

By Shanna Baker

The  Coast Tsimshian communities of Lax Kw'alaams & Metlakatla are spearheading an initiative to create an exhibit in the Prince Rupert airport. This exhibit will present the art, artists, environment and culture of the Coast Tsimshian People.

Click here for the guidelines for the Request for Art. For the guidelines for the various areas, vlick below:

The Metlakatla Governing Council is seeking five members to sit on the Lands Management Advisory Committee, a group which works cooperatively to advise on the implementation of the Metlakatla Land Code.

Please see the attached posting for more information.

Metlakatla DNA Project Update and New Research:

Are you interested in participating in the latest DNA Study?  If you meet the criteria below, would you like to help the researchers find out how diet influences the natural bacteria in your mouth?