News Category: Community

Celebrating Chief Councillor Harold Leighton's Remarkable Achievement!
We are thrilled to extend our heartfelt congratulations to Chief Councillor Harold Leighton of Metlakatla First Nation for being recognized as one of the 14 distinguished British Columbians to receive the prestigious Order of British Columbia this year. This remarkable achievement is a testament to Chief Councillor Leighton's dedication, leadership, and outstanding contributions to his community and the province at large.

In order to be eligible for nominations, prospective candidates must complete and submit the required documents to the Chief Electoral Officer at least seven days BEFORE the Nomination meeting (no later than July 5, 2023).

For more information on the required documents and Ferry Travel Notice for the Nomination meeting, click here for the full notice. 


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 the Metlakatla Band Office and Departments will closed on Monday October 10th, 2022.


Attention Members:

The Metlakatla Food Fish Distribution program is now making call out to members in Prince Rupert and Metlakatla. 

Please make sure that your contact info is correct in order to get a call about Food Fish this year. 

Email:  or call 250-628-3234 ext. 2005 to update your information. 






The Communities of Lax Kw a'alaams and Metlakatla invite you to a career fair, taking place in both Lax Kw a'alaams and Prince Rupert. 

Connect with worksers from local First Nations!


Weigh in  at the Health Centre starting Monday Feburary 6th, 2017.

Everyone Welcome!

All weights are 100% confidential! 
Weight loss will be based on total percentage of body fat lost.

Final weigh in Grand Prize Winner & Second runner ups will be announced.


Any questions, come see us at the Health Centre or give us a call (778)-629-1080.