Citizenship

Keep your information up to date!

Kwanlin Dün First Nation keeps an up-to-date list of all citizens and beneficiaries so we can keep in touch about important community events, such as elections, consultations and gatherings.

Call 867-633-7800 ext. 131 to speak with the Registrar to:

  • confirm your citizenship; or
  • update your contact information.

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 can be a citizen are written in Chapter 2 of the Constitution, and criteria for who is eligible to be a beneficiary are written in Chapter 3 of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation Final Agreement.

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.