N'Quatqua Lands & Resources Department
"Maintaining a healthy territory with vigorous wildlife, clean watersheds, strong ecosystems and to reserve sovereignty over the territory."
The Lands and Resources Department is responsible for facilitating the decision-making process to Chief and Council regarding the management of the N’Quatqua Traditional Territory. There is two full time staff member Lands & Resources Coordinator and Lands Assisstant who is learning maps & GIS and a Lands Committee of six N’Quatqua Members: Annette Thevarge, Ralph Thevarge, Travis Peters, Teresa Barney, Jolene Patrick and the chair, Chief Harry O’Donaghey.
The department is in the process of establishing procedures to help the decision-making process and to maintain the flow of the operations in the department. Also, the department is working on developing a use and occupancy study with help of the community.
Short Term Goals
Have consultation tools and procedures in place
Develop our own GIS mapping tools and interpretation
Develop a traditional use study
Review and respond to crown land referrals
N'Quatqua Lands & Resources Depart. Coordinator: Vacant Nov. 2020
N'Quatqua Band/Health Station