Citizenship

The Kwanlin Dün First Nation keeps an up-to-date list of all citizens and beneficiaries so that it can keep in touch with both groups about important community events like elections, consultations and gatherings.

This list is still completed. If you are a Kwanlin Dün citizen or beneficiary and you have recently moved or would like to confirm your registration, call 867-633-7800 ext. 131 to speak with the citizenship registrar.

Refer to Chapters 2 & 3 of the Constitution referring to citizens and beneficiaries.

There are two different categories of membership, citizens and beneficiaries, in the Kwanlin Dün First Nation. The rules for who is a citizen and who is a beneficiary are written in Chapter Three of the Kwanlin Dün Final Agreeement.

In accordance with subsection 6(2), Chapter Two, Citizenship, of the Constitution of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation, each citizen is

  • equally entitled to the rights, privileges and benefits of Citizenship, as set out in this Constitution, and
  • equally subject to the duties and responsibilities of Citizenship.

The rights of beneficiaries are set out in Chapter Three, Rights of Beneficiaries, Constitution of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation.

Application forms are currently being developed, in the meantime please contact the Registrar to inquire about what steps can be taken.