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Topley Landing Claim

The Topley Landing claim deals with the area across the Fulton River from the current Tachet Reserve.  The area that is now Topley Landing was originally supposed to be part of the reserve according to the McKenna McBride Commissionin 1915.  At the time, the federal government did not take the proper steps to make sure that the interests of LBN were protected.  Eventually LBN people were forcibly removed to the reserve that was created across the river.

This claim has been through Specific Claims with Canada and only a very small piece of land was offered.  Because LBN did not see this offer as fair given how much land and revenue was lost, they opted to take this claim to the Specific Claims Tribunal for a final ruling.  The claim has being submitted to the Specific Claims Tribunal now.   To view the submission form for the tribunal click here.

Self Government Survey

Self Government and You - A Survey. In order to best understand your interests, your concerns, and the questions you have about Lake Babine governance, we need to know what these are.

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UNBC / LBNT Events

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Multiple events and downloadable posters to view such as when Lake Babine First Nation first approached the Northern BC Archives at UNBC in 2010 to assist in its archiving activities, learn more about UNBC's relationship with the Lake Babine First Nation which has been ongoing for twenty years, and more.

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