Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs

This Leadership Accord is effective from the 17th day of March, 2005 BETWEEN
The First Nations Summit (“Summit”)

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The Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs (“UBCIC”)

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The BC Assembly of First Nations (“BCAFN”)

WHEREAS the First Nation people in British Columbia respect and recognize each other’s Aboriginal title, rights and interests and treaty rights.

WHEREAS the Summit represents those First Nations participating in or supportive of the treaty negotiation process in British Columbia and provides a forum for those First Nations to address issues related to treaty negotiations as well as other issues of common concern.