News Category: Governing Council

The Metlakatla Lands Department invites Metlakatla members to participate in one of four upcoming community meetings in Metlakatla, Prince Rupert, Prince George and Vancouver.

For full details, please see the attached poster.

See the attached posting for information about new housing options in the community of Metlakatla.

Volunteers wanted:
We are looking for volunteer Metlakatla members experienced in the Post Secondary Education System to participate on Metlakatla’s Education Committee. The deadline for the posting is April 13.
Please contact Jeanne Leighton at or 250-628-3234 for more information or to put your name forward.
The Metlakatla Lands Department is looking for two members with an open skiff to assist with a two-day shoreline clean-up project around Metlakatla Village.
Members must be able and willing to haul shoreline debris from the beach and low water inter-tidal zone onto their skiff for transport to a central refuse bin.
Dates and times of the clean-up will depend on tides but it is expected to occur in April or May.

The Metlakatla Lands Department wll be hosting two community open houses next week - on December 5 in Metlakatla and on December 6 in Prince Rupert - to gather information and feedback from members about the Metlakatla Reserve Land Use Plan. See the attached poster for more information.

Please take note of an upcoming community meeting on Wednesday, November 8 at the Metlakatla Community Hall to discuss Phase II of the Environmental Site Assessment of Metlakatla Reserves. Click here for more information.

The Metlakatla Governing Council is seeking five members to sit on the Lands Management Advisory Committee, a group which works cooperatively to advise on the implementation of the Metlakatla Land Code.

Please see the attached posting for more information.

Metlakatla DNA Project Update and New Research:

Are you interested in participating in the latest DNA Study?  If you meet the criteria below, would you like to help the researchers find out how diet influences the natural bacteria in your mouth? 


Please note that the free Wills and Estates Workshops scheduled for May 24 have been postponed until further notice. A new date will be provided once it has been confirmed.

The Metlakatla First Nation would like to congratulate Denise Wilson on being chosen as an inductee into the All Native Basketball Tournament Hall of Fame in 2017. Denise is a three-time Womens Division MVP, was a part of nine championship teams, has been a Tournament All-Star numerous times and has been named Most Inspirational Player on several occasions.