Nisga’a are people of the Nass River and have lived on British Columbia’s northwest coast since time immemorial. Canada’s Nisga’a Nation is represented by Nisga’a Lisims Government – a modern, forward-thinking administration based on traditional culture and values.The Nisga’a people negotiated the first modern day treaty in Canada.
The Nisga’a Lisims Government participated in the Circle of Governance Excellence, a program of our predecessor, the National Centre for First Nations Governance. This program gave recognition to Nisga’a Nation’s excellence in effective, independent governance and resulted in the development of these resources for First Nations communities across Canada:
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