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.

View sample BCR wording.

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.

  1. Ahousaht First Nation
  2. Canim Lake Band
  3. Ditidiaht First Nation
  4. Fort Nelson First Nation
  5. Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw Band
  6. Heiltsuk Band
  7. Kispiox Band
  8. Lower Similkameen Indian Band
  9. Mount Currie Band
  10. Seabird Island Band
  11. Simpcw First Nation
  12. Snuneymuxw First Nation
  13. St. Mary’s Band
  14. Tseshaht First Nation