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

  • A Harvest Agreement, separate from our Treaty, gives us licenses to harvest salmon to sell. This Agreement gives us a share of the wealth from the salmon harvest but this will not be a right protected by the Canadian Constitution. In this harvest, we will have to follow the laws of the general commercial fishery.

  • Every member who is on the Enrolment Register (voter’s list) will receive a voting package in the mail. This package will include a mail-in ballot. You can choose to vote in person, or you can choose to mail in your ballot. Because you can mail in your ballot, it will not be necessary to fly members to a poll for voting.

    However, a decision on whether or not to bring the members together for a general meeting prior to voting has not yet been made. We will provide plenty of notice if that is to be done.