Your Voice Our Future

We are the Lheidli T’enneh.

We have been leaders in the effort to have B.C. Aboriginal rights and land title recognized and in 2006, after years of negotiation, a Final Agreement was reached with the governments of Canada and British Columbia, and a Constitution was drafted that would allow the Lheidli T’enneh to govern ourselves.

In 2007, the membership of the Lheidli T’enneh voted on the Final Agreement and Constitution. The Constitution was accepted, but the Final Agreement was not.

Since then, many have worked to listen, learn and understand why the Final Agreement... read more

Welcome to yourvoiceourfuture.ca, a website dedicated to providing information on the Lheidli t'enneh Final Agreement Decision.

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See what people are asking about the Lheidli T’enneh Final Agreement Decision

  • The Agreement allows for rules to be set regarding animals that need protection. For these animals, the Lheidli T’enneh will negotiate, with the Government of British Columbia, the number of animals we are allowed to harvest. Together we will develop a wildlife harvest plan that will set out the rules. Grizzly bears and mountain caribou are the only species that would require a wildlife harvest plan at this time.

  • The federal mandate related to the Final Agreement is expected to expire in October 2016. After this, the Final Agreement will no longer be an option for Lheidli T’enneh.

    If Lheidli T’enneh does not ratify the Final Agreement, there are a number of different paths forward to consider. For more information on these options, please refer to the fact sheet titled: Alternative Paths. Lheidli T’enneh will also need to address repayment of the negotiation support loan.