The Coast Tsimshian Enterprises (CTE) Bursary Program is administered through the Lax Kw’alaams Business Development and Metlakatla Development Corporation, which provides money for Lax Kw’alaams and Metlakatla members to continue their post-secondary studies.
Eight CTE Bursaries of $500.00 each are available to Lax Kw’alaams and Metlakatla members pursuing post secondary education. Click here for more information and the application.
The Metlakatla Wilderness Trail was officially re-opened on May 25 with a ceremony in Metlakatla. Click here to see the full press release.
Metlakatla members: Please join us in celebrating the re-opening of the Metlakatla Wilderness Trail on Thursday, March 25. For members, there will be a charter leaving the Prince Rupert dock at 10:30 a.m. for a community event starting at 11:30 a.m. A charter will be returning at 2:15 p.m. in addition to the regular return trips to Prince Rupert at 3:45 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. The charter will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
Look for more information on the Wilderness Trail in the coming weeks.
Summer Student Program 2023- It's that time again- time to get some work experience and make some money!!
The Summer Student Program will now be accepting names for students wanting to work this summer. Students must be on the band list, in grades 9-12 and attending school on a regular full-time basis.
Please note that the Metlakatla administration offices will be closed Friday April 7th (Good Friday) & Monday April 10th (Easater Monday), as these are Statutory Holidays.
Are you a creative looking to use your art for climate action? We are seeking First Nations youth artists under 30 to join our logo design contest for a winning award of CAD$5,000!
Please note that due to unforeseen circumstances, the Sm'algyax class scheduled for the evening of March 16, 2023 has been cancelled. Thank you for your understanding.
The Metlakatla Sugyigyet dance group is back!
Fanny Nelson has started the process of getting the group back up and practicing as it has been a few years since the group was active. At this time if anyone is interested, please contact Fanny. There will be practices once per week in Metlakatla and one practice per week in Prince Rupert.
Please note that due to unforeseen circumstances, the Sm'algyax class scheduled for the evening of March 2, 2023 has been cancelled. Thank you for your understanding.
All Metlakatla Members are invited to join the Metlakatla Governing Council on the afternoon of Monday, February 27 to receive information on a Specific Claims Settlement related to past misappropriation of lands. The meeting will be held virtually using the Zoom platform.