Aboriginal Organizations

Links to organizations of Aboriginal peoples. These links will take you to groups that have been initiated from within an aboriginal community.

Okanagan Indian Band

Part of the Okanagan Nation Alliance, the Okanagan Indian Band is located near Vernon BC.

http://www.okib.ca/index.php

The Kitasoo/Xai'xais Nation

"Klemtu is a small village on Swindle Island, situated on the province's spectacularly beautiful central coast. Two distinct tribal organizations live here: the Kitasoo who were originally from Kitasu Bay and the Xai'xais of Kynoc Inlet. The Kitasoo/Xai'xais people are the only permanent residents within the traditional territories of the First Nation."

Nuxalk Nation

Traditional territory surrounds Bella Coola, on B.C.'s central coast.

See a map here.

http://www.nuxalknation.org

Métis National Council

The Métis National Council is the national representative of the Métis Nation in Canada. The Métis National Council was established in 1983, following recognition of the Métis as a distinct people with Aboriginal rights in the Constitution Act, 1982.