Doig River

Preferred Name:
Doig River
Alternative Name:
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)
Language:
Dane-Zaa
BC Regional Office:
Northeast (Fort St. John)
Region:
Northeast
Reserve Land Area:1,358.10 ha
Chief:
Chief Trevor Makadahay
Council:
Councillor Gerry Attachie,
Councillor Kelvin Davis
Governance Structure:
Indian Act
Population (off First Nations land):173
Population (on First Nations land):135
Population Total:308
Address: P.O. Box 56
Rose Prairie
V0C 2H0
Economic Development Contact: Shona Nelson
Band Administrator
snelson@doigriverfn.com
Fax: (250) 827-3778
Phone: (250) 827-3776
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
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.
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.