The City of Mission acknowledges that it is situated within the unceded, ancestral and shared territory of the Sto:Lo people.
Mission is situated on Matsqui, Sema:th, Kwantlen, Katzie, Sq’ewlets, and Leq’a:mel traditional territories.
The City of Mission is committed to reconciliation with First Nations communities and peoples and will work to ensure that its activities, initiatives, and partnerships reflect the intent of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People (UNDRIP), and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) Calls to Action. The City is starting with the adoption of a set of principles that will guide its relationships with indigenous peoples and commits to the revision and creation of policies to be consistent with UNDRIP and the TRC Calls to Action. The following showcases a portion of the Indigenous Relations initiatives as the municipality moves toward becoming a City of Reconciliation.
- Updating signs in Fraser River Heritage Park
- Community Forums with First Nations
- Waterfront Engagement
- South-West Mission Engagement
- Transfer of Crown Lands to Leq’á:mel, Mathexwi, Semá:th Society (LMS)
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