Community Description

Doig River is located in Rose Prarie BC, Doig River is a proud nation of the northeastern plains of British Columbia. Doig River is a member of the Treaty 8 First Nations.

Treaty or Tribal Association

Treaty8 First Nations

Economic Development Background

Doig River works to achieve sustainable economic developments that allow its membership to prosper while not taking away from their ability to use their land and exercise their treaty rights.

Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures

Doig has entered into a number of agreements, along side other neighboring Treaty 8 First Nations centering around Gas development projects (Coastal Gaslink, and Prince Rupert Gas), as well as the Site C hydroelectric project.

Community Details:

Northeast
Doig River
Adhered To Treaty No. 8 (1899) As Part Of Beaver Of Fort St. John (Variation Beaver, St. John Beaver); Changed To Fort St. John (1962); Split From Fort St. John To Form Blueberry River And Doig River (1977)
Dane-Zaa
Northeast (Fort St. John)
1358.1 hectares

Contact Details:

Shona Nelson Band Administrator
(250) 827-3776
(250) 827-3778
P.O. Box 56 Rose Prairie, BC, Canada V0C 2H0
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