First Nations Treaty Areas

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Published by the Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation - Intergovernmental and Community Relations
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This layer contains the areas within which the First Nation has a role (as described in the treaty) related to economic activities, governance activities and cultural activities

Data and Resources

Dataset Extent

Latitude: 48.0° to 60.0°
Longitude: -139.5° to -113.5°

Additional Information

Purpose

To show the area within which the First Nation has a role (as described in the treaty) related to economic activities, governance activities and cultural activities.

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Contact Information

NameBrendan McCombs (custodian)
EmailBrendan.McCombs@gov.bc.ca
OrganizationMinistry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation
Sub-OrganizationLands and Resources
NameSusan Westmacott (pointOfContact)
EmailSusan.Westmacott@gov.bc.ca
OrganizationMinistry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Sub-OrganizationGeoBC

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Who can view this dataset? Public
Who can download this dataset?Public

Metadata Information

Record Published 2014-12-11
Record Last Modified 2019-05-07
Resource Status completed

Object Description

Object Name: WHSE_LEGAL_ADMIN_BOUNDARIES.FNT_TREATY_AREA_SP

Short Name: FNT_TRTY_A
Comments: TREATY AREA SP represents the area within which the First Nation has a role (as described in the treaty) related to economic activities, governance activities and cultural activities. It is also the area within which the First Nation should be consulted on potential land and resource activities. This is not a multipart feature class.

Column Name Short Name Data Type Data Precision Comments
TREATY_AREA_ID FN_TA_ID NUMBER 10 TREATY AREAS ID is a system generated unique numeric value to act as the table's primary key value. It is not used operationally.
TREATY TREATY VARCHAR2 100 TREATY is the First Nation or First Nations organization with whom the treaty has been signed. Some treaties are signed with a single First Nation while others are signed with a group of First Nations who have negotiated under a single name. In the latter case this field will contain the single name.
EFFECTIVE_DATE EFFTV_DATE DATE 7 EFFECTIVE DATE is the date on which the provisions of the treaty (including the transfer of lands) take effect.
FIRST_NATION_NAME FN_NAME VARCHAR2 100 FIRST NATION NAME is the name of the First Nation who will take ownership of the land on the effective date. In some cases where a group of First Nations have negoatiated a Treaty, each of the Member First Nations Organization will have ownership over the treaty lands which are specific to their First Nation area.
AREA_TYPE AREA_TYPE VARCHAR2 100 AREA_TYPE is a description of the activities the land is used for by the First Nation group. e.g., Area of the Huu-ay-aht First Nations, or Wildlife Harvest Area
LAND_TYPE LAND_TYPE VARCHAR2 100 LAND_TYPE is a description of the status of the land area of interest which details how it is administered. e.g., Provincial Crown Land
GEOGRAPHIC_LOCATION LOCATION VARCHAR2 100 GEOGRAPHIC_LOCATION is the location of the area referred to within the final agreement. Can be a general or specific description. e.g, Barkley Sound
CHAPTER_REFERENCE CHAPTER_RF VARCHAR2 250 CHAPTER_REFERENCE is the Chapter within the final agreement where the geographic area is discussed or referred to . e.g., Chapter 6.3.7, 6.4.11
APPENDIX_REFERENCE APPENDX_RF VARCHAR2 100 APPENDIX_REFERENCE is the reference to an appendix within the final agreement where the geographic area is mapped or described e.g., Appendix: A - 5
COMMENTS COMMENTS VARCHAR2 250 COMMENTS include further information about the geographic area that may be useful for interpretation.
FEATURE_CODE F_CODE VARCHAR2 10 FEATURE CODE contains a value based on the Canadian Council OF SURVEYS and Mapping's (CCSM) system for classification of geographic features.
GEOMETRY GEOMETRY SDO_GEOMETRY 1 GEOMETRY is the column used to reference the spatial coordinates defining the feature.
SE_ANNO_CAD_DATA BLOB 4000
OBJECTID OBJECTID NUMBER 38
FEATURE_AREA_SQM NUMBER 19 FEATURE_AREA_SQM is the system calculated area of a two-dimensional polygon in square meters
FEATURE_LENGTH_M NUMBER 19 FEATURE_LENGTH_M is the system calculated length or perimeter of a geometry in meters

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