The Metlakatla First Nation would like to congratulate Denise Wilson on being chosen as an inductee into the All Native Basketball Tournament Hall of Fame in 2017.

The ferry schedule for the 2016 holiday season can be found here.

Intertidal Ecosystem Interactions ALong the North Coast of BC 

Please join us for this free public presentation:

When: Thursday December 8th at 7:30 PM

Where: Northwest Community College (353 5th Street, Prince Rupert) 


The Metlakatla Development Corporation has developed an Education, Training and
Employment Strategy
 to prepare and support members in their wellness, education, and
employment readiness in order to move into job and career opportunities in and around
Metlakatla and Prince Rupert.

This strategy includes the implementation of an Employment Database for Metlakatla
members. So what does this mean for Metlakatla members? How will the database help
Metlakatla members?
Why do we need a database?

Request for Applications on 2017 Communal ATP Licenses

l) FR 15 Crab area “B”, maximum length 12.19 meters (39.9 feet)

-Application due: December 8, 2016

ll) FW8 Prawn, maximum vessel length 12.45 meters (40.85 feet)

-Application due: December 8, 2016

lll) FL 18 Halibut, maximum vessel length 22.86 meters (75 feet)

-Application due: January 31, 2017

IV) FL 37 Halibut, maximum vessel length 19.99 meters ( 65.58 feet)

-Application due: January 31, 2017


Notice to Metlakatla Band Members:  There has recently been an increase in biotoxin contamination found in Metlakatla's clam/cockle beaches.


Metlakatla Stewardship Society will be having a meeting with an update on the Aurora LNG Environmental Assessment on Digby Island. There will also be a meal, presentation, and a question and answer period for either the Aurora or Metlakatla Stewardship Staff. 

The meeting is on Thursday, November 24, 2016.

In the Community Hall at 11:30 a.m - 1:30 p.m 

Prince Rupert
In the North Coast Convention Centre (bottom of Chances) at 6:00 p.m - 8:30 p.m

Land Code Ratification Vote:
"Do you approve the Metlakatla First Nation Land Code dated for reference June 28, 2016; and the Individual Agreement between Metlakatla First Nation and Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada?"
Yes: 248
No: 70
Spoiled ballots: 0
Rejected ballots: 2
Ballots received: 320

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Metlakatla Development Corporation ill be held at the Metlakatla Community Hall in Metlakatla, B.C. at 9:30 a.m. on November 16, 2016.

All Metlakatla Band members over the age of nineteen are invited to attend. Metlakatla Development Corporation directors and all subsidiary company employees are also invited to attend.

Items of Business:

1. To report on the business activities of the last year.

2. To receive and consider the Annual Financial Statements for the year ending March 31, 2016.

For the first time, and based on feedback from previous community meetings, the Metlakatla Land Management Advisory Committee will be live broadcasting its next membership meeting, scheduled for Tuesday October 4 in the Metlakatla Room at the Highliner Plaza Hotel in Prince Rupert, online.