Chronology

A timeline of heritage

The Southern Dãkelh Nation has existed since time immemorial. They are also known as the Southern Carrier Nation and is part of the Athapaskan language family. The Nuxalk Dãkelh Grease Trail (Sboo’tih) is our historic trade trail where we guided Alexander Mackenzie in 1793.

February 2016: Nenqay Deni Accord signed by BC and Tsilhqot’in Nation

April 2016: Southern Dãkelh Nation Alliance formed

May 2017:  SDNA and TNG sign MOU

SDNA signs agreement with Canada. From left is Lhoosk’uz Dené Chief Liliane Squinas, Ulkatcho Chief Betty Cahoose, Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett, Lhtako Chief Clifford Lebrun and Nazko Chief Stuart Alec.

June 2017: SDNA Community updates

August 2017: Canada negotiations began

December 2017:   British Columbia negotiations began

BC and SDNA sign agreement.  From left is Lhoosk’uz Dené Chief Liliane Squinas, Ulkatcho Chief Betty Cahoose, BC Indigenous Affairs Minister Scott Fraser and Nazko Chief Stuart Alec.

January 2018: SDNA Community updates

April 2018: SDNA Land Stewardship Plan initiated

June 2018: SDNA Strategic Plan Annual Review

July 2018:   Canada and British Columbia Frameworks complete

SDNA signs agreement with Canada.  From left is Lhoosk’uz Dené Chief Liliane Squinas, Ulkatcho Chief Betty Cahoose, Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett, Lhtako Chief Clifford Lebrun and Nazko Chief Stuart Alec.