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West Moberly First Nations

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Subject: Halfway River First Nation, Woodland Cree, Kaska Nation, Little Red River Cree Nation, Treaty 8 Tribal Association
Collection: First Nations Governments in British Columbia, Peace River Country
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West Moberly First Nations

Three generations of Dunne-za (Beaver) women at Moberly Lake (British Columbia) circa 1899

The West Moberly First Nations is a First Nation located in the Peace River Country in northern British Columbia. They are part of the Dunne-za people and language group. The West Moberly people used to be part of the Hudson Hope Indian Band, but in 1971 the band split becoming the Halfway River First Nation and West Moberly First Nations.

West Moberly is affiliated with the Treaty 8 Tribal Association, which is registered under the B.C. Societies Act.


  • Chief and Councillors 1
  • Treaty Process 2
  • History 3
  • Demographics 4
  • Economic Development 5
  • Social, Educational and Cultural Programs and Facilities 6
  • See also 7
  • References 8

Chief and Councillors

West Moberly First Nations Chief and Council consists of a generally elected Chief and four family Councillors that are elected and/or appointed by the members of the specific family. They are elected according to the preference of each of the main families.

Treaty Process

The West Moberly First Nation is a signatory of the Treaty 8 but are now in discussions outside the BC Treaty Process.[1]



Number of Band Members: 207[2]

Economic Development

Social, Educational and Cultural Programs and Facilities

See also


  1. ^ "West Moberly First Nations".  
  2. ^ "West Moberly".  

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