Find out what life is like after treaty.
Join us for a talk with representatives from three Treaty Nations:
March 13, 2019
5:30 – 8:30 pm
Tzeachten Hall, Chilliwack
45855 Promontory Rd, Chilliwack, BC V2R 0H3
The event includes dinner, door prizes and access to transportation. Contact 604 824 3281 or firstname.lastname@example.org by March 6 to book a ride.
Tanya Corbet is an extremely passionate member of the Tsawwassen First Nation (TFN) who strives to build a strong and sustainable future for the next generation. Tanya was recently elected to her first term on TFN’s Executive Council, but she has worked for the TFN Government for 18 years, including her key role with the Treaty Department during the negotiation and implementation of BC’s first urban Treaty. Her role in the TFN Government encompassed media relations, government relations, and all aspects of internal and external communications.
The Tla’amin Nation is celebrating their third year of self-governance on April 5, 2019. Roy Francis served as the Chief Negotiator during the treaty process and now serves as the Community Development Officer for the Nation,as well as the chairperson of the Nation’s operating board of companies. Roy has been a key figure in the design and re-structuring of the Tla’amin Nation government and administration. He serves in roles that ensure effective management of a wide range of assets that come along with the Final Agreement.
Angela Wesley is a citizen of the Huu-ay-aht First Nations (Nuu-chah-nulth), one of five First Nations implementing the Maa-nulth Final Agreement. Angela has remained actively involved in the implementation of Huu-ay-aht’s treaty and constitution, having served as Speaker (Legislative Chairperson) for the Huu-ay-aht First Nations Legislature and Annual People’s Assemblies and serving as the Board Chair/President for the Huu-ay-aht Group of Businesses since 2012. Angela resides in her husband Gerald’s traditional territory of Kitsumkalum in Terrace, BC.