If your First Nations community wishes to consider assuming jurisdiction over K-12 on-reserve education, then please complete and send in a Band Council Resolution.
- Sample letter and Band Council Resolution to join the jurisdiction process.
- Sample Band Council Resolution to appoint the community’s jurisdiction coordinator/negotiator and set the mandate for negotiations.
If your community would like more information on jurisdiction over First Nations education or would like to invite someone to speak about jurisdiction in your community, contact us.
Who is already involved?
The BC jurisdiction negotiations involved 63 First Nations who submitted Letters of Intent to become Interested First Nations (IFNs). This formally indicates that they plan to negotiate a Canada First Nation Education Jurisdiction Agreement and ultimately become a Participating First Nation.
The following First Nations have been involved in the negotiations.
- Ahousaht First Nation
- Canim Lake Band
- Ditidiaht First Nation
- Fort Nelson First Nation
- Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw Band
- Heiltsuk Band
- Kispiox Band
- Lower Similkameen Indian Band
- Mount Currie Band
- Seabird Island Band
- Simpcw First Nation
- Snuneymuxw First Nation
- St. Mary’s Band
- Tseshaht First Nation