Enrolment

Kitselas Treaty Enrolment

If you're eligible, you can enrol now!

Joining the Kitselas Treaty is your choice. You must be enrolled to vote on the ratification or approval of the Kitselas Constitution and Treaty. If you are eligible to enrol, you may enrol whenever you want. You don‘t have to do it right away; you can wait and see how the Treaty is working for Kitselas.

If you do enrol in the Kitselas Treaty, then after the Treaty’s Effective Date:

  • you can vote in elections
  • receive Treaty benefits
  • exercise Treaty rights
  • run for elected office
  • attend the annual Kitselas People’s Assembly
  • enjoy rights and freedoms described in the Kitselas Constitution

Click below to begin your enrolment journey! 

An individual is eligible to be enrolled under this Agreement, if that individual is:

  • (a) of Kitselas ancestry by matrilineal or patrilineal descent and has a Demonstrated Attachment to Kitselas;
  • (b) listed or entitled to be listed as a Band member on the Kitselas Band list pursuant to the Indian Act;
  • (c) adopted as a Child under laws recognized in Canada, or by a Kitselas custom, by an individual eligible for enrolment under paragraphs 1.a) or 1( b);
  • (d) a descendant or an adopted child of an individual eligible for enrolment under paragraphs 1( a) , 1( b) or 1( c) and has a Demonstrated Attachment to Kitselas; or;
  • (e) a spouse, including a common law spouse, of an individual eligible for enrolment under paragraphs 1( a) , 1( b) or 1( c) and who is accepted under a community acceptance process set out in Kitselas Law, after the Effective Date.


Note – Criteria (e) only applies after the Treaty Effective Date, and will not impact the Constitution or Treaty Ratification Votes.

  • We’re here to help you! The Enrolment Registrar and Treaty staff can help you
    complete the application or offer guidance if you are missing supporting documents.
  • Contact the Treaty Office:
    Phone: 250-635-8882
    Email: enrolment@kitselas.com
    In person: 4562 Queensway Drive, Terrace, BC.

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