FNLC Shared Territories and Overlaps Forum


Starts at


Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
1088 Burrard St., Vancouver, BC
Xwməθkwəy̓ əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱ w.7mesh (Squamish) and SəliX lwətaʔɬ/Sel.X lwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Territories


  • Deb Hanuse, First Nations Summit at dhanuse@fns.bc.ca
  • Andrea Glickman, Union of BC Indian Chiefs at andrea@ubcic.bc.ca
  • Jaime Sanchez, BC Assembly of First Nations at jaime.sanchez@bcafn.ca
  • Naut'samawt for any logistical inquiries events@nautsamawt.com

Thank you to all who joined the 2020 FNLC Shared Territories and Overlaps Forum in Vancouver or via livestream. While the evolving situation regarding COVID-19 meant that we were not able to gather for the full three days, it was nonetheless an important springboard for more solutions-oriented dialogue. 

Please submit travel claims and inquiries to Allison Gavin, Conference Coordinator at AllisonG@nautsamawt.com.

The FNLC welcomes you to make submissions on this topic until March 31, after which we will be compiling a proceedings report that will be made available. We are also determining the possibilities for future meetings. Please send submissions to Colin Braker (cbraker@fns.bc.ca), Jaime Sanchez (jaime.sanchez@bcafn.ca) or Andrea Glickman (andrea@ubcic.bc.ca).

Important Notice: 

FNLC Statement regarding cancellation of March 12 afternoon and March 13 sessions 

Meeting Kit:


Cover Paper Overview

Principles Summary

Canadian Law and Indigenous Laws

Summary for Indigenous Institutions

Indigenous Institutions 

Dispute Resolution

Facilitation and Speaker Handouts:

6 Thinking Hats

Implementing UNDRIP in BC

1 Pager Summary of Principles

Principles and Institutions Infographics

5 Bold Steps

Check out the Shared Territories and Overlaps Forum webpage here

The objective of this meeting is to come together for a solutions- oriented, strategic dialogue on shared territories and overlaps to continue the dialogue and build on work started in March 2014. This work is mandated by resolutions passed by the Chiefs at each of the First Nations Summit, Union of BC Indian Chiefs and BC Assembly of First Nations assemblies.

LOCATION: Xwməθkwəy̓ əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱ w.7mesh (Squamish) and SəliX lwətaʔɬ/Sel.X lwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Territories – Vancouver, BC

WHO: For BC Chiefs, hereditary/traditional leadership, and technicians/experts