Appendix A                                                         Nisga'a Lands


 

 Appendix A - 1   Map Index of Map Sheets of Nisga'a Lands

Appendix A - 2  32   Map Sheets of Nisga'a Lands
 
Appendix A - 3   Metes and bounds description of Nisga'a Lands

Appendix A - 4   List of Former Nisga'a Indian reserves on Nisga'a Lands
 
 
 
 
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Appendix A - 1 and  A- 2 (combined)  32 Map Sheets of Nisga'a Lands

    Appendix A - 3:    Metes and Bounds Description of Nisga'a Lands

All those parcels or tracts of Crown land situated within the Province of British Columbia and lying within the following described area:

Commencing at the post set at the southwest corner of former Kincolith Indian Reserve No. 14, Range 5 Coast District, with said post being a point on the northerly natural boundary of Nass Bay and to be marked number #1;

thence in a general westerly direction along the northerly natural boundary of Nass Bay to the easterly natural boundary of Observatory Inlet;

thence in a general northerly direction along the easterly natural boundary of Observatory Inlet, to post number #2 which is to be set at the intersection of the westerly prolongation of the northerly boundary of former Scowban Indian Reserve No. 28, Cassiar District, with said natural boundary;

thence easterly to and along the northerly boundary of former Scowban Indian Reserve No. 28, with the posts set at the northwest and northeast corners thereof to be marked numbers #3 and #4, respectively, and continuing easterly along the easterly prolongation of said northerly boundary for a distance of 1773 metres, more or less, to post number #5 which is to be set on the ridge lying to the west of the unnamed creek that flows in a general northwesterly direction into the unnamed creek that passes through the southeast portion of former Scowban Indian Reserve No. 28 flowing southwesterly into Observatory Inlet;

thence on a bearing of 146° 32¢ 36², a distance of 2.24 kilometres, more or less, to post number #6, which is to be set on the northwesterly boundary of the watershed of Kincolith River;

thence northeasterly and easterly along the northwesterly and northerly boundaries of the watershed of Kincolith River to post number #7, which is to be set on said northerly boundary of the watershed of Kincolith River;

thence on a bearing of 90° 51¢ 00², a distance of 5.68 kilometres, more or less, to post number #8, which is to be set on the easterly boundary of the watershed of Anudol Creek;

thence on a bearing of 55° 00¢ 00², a distance of 3.459 kilometres;

thence on a bearing of 41° 52¢ 00², a distance of 858 metres;

thence on a bearing of 53° 11¢ 00², a distance of 1.255 kilometres;

thence on a bearing of 64° 30¢ 00², a distance of 1.124 kilometres;

thence on a bearing of 62° 05¢ 00², a distance of 1.777 kilometres to a post which is to be set and numbered #9;

thence on a bearing of 61° 52¢ 00², a distance of 3.064 kilometres to a post which is to be set and numbered #10;

thence on a bearing of 61° 52¢ 00², a distance of 3.04 kilometres, more or less, to post number #11 which is to be set on the westerly boundary of the watershed of Chemainuk Creek;

thence in a general northerly direction along the westerly boundaries of the watersheds of Chemainuk and Maughlin Creeks to post number #12 which is to be set on the westerly boundary of the watershed of Maughlin Creek;

thence on a bearing of 43° 53¢ 00², a distance of 2.32 kilometres, more or less, to post number #13 which is to be set on the most westerly point of the westerly natural boundary of the small unnamed lake situated at the headwaters of the unnamed creek that flows northeasterly through District Lot 1657 into Kwinatahl River;

thence northerly and northeasterly along the westerly and northwesterly natural boundary of said unnamed lake and continuing northeasterly along the left natural boundary of said unnamed creek to post number #14 which is to be set at the junction of the natural boundary of said unnamed creek with the right natural boundary of Kwinatahl River;

thence northeasterly in a straight line to the post set at the southwest corner of District Lot 3098 and to be marked number #15;

thence northeasterly in a straight line to the post set at the southeast corner of the west half of District Lot 3101 and to be marked number #16;

thence northerly along the easterly boundary of the west half of District Lot 3101 to the left natural boundary of Kshadin Creek;

thence easterly along the left natural boundary of Kshadin Creek to the right natural boundary of the unnamed creek that flows southerly into Kshadin Creek and that includes Taylor Lake within its drainage;

thence in a general northerly direction along the right natural boundary of said unnamed creek, passing through District Lots 3101, 3104, 3110, and 3111, to post number #17 which is to be set at the intersection of said natural boundary with the northerly boundary of District Lot 3111;

thence easterly along the northerly boundary of District Lot 3111 to the northeast meander post thereof, with said meander post to be marked number #18;

thence northwesterly in a straight line to the post set at the northwest corner of District Lot 3119 and to be marked number #19;

thence on a bearing of 0° 00¢ 00² to post number #20 which is to be set at a point lying on a bearing of 270° 00¢ 00² from the post set at the southwest corner of District Lot 3160 and to be marked number #21;

thence on a bearing of 90° 00¢ 00² to post number #21 set at the southwest corner of District Lot 3160;

thence easterly along the southerly boundary of District Lot 3160 to the post set at the southeast corner thereof, and to be marked number #22;

thence northeasterly in a straight line to the quarter post set on the westerly boundary of District Lot 3124, and to be marked number #23;

thence northeasterly in a straight line to the quarter post set on the northerly boundary of District Lot 3128, and to be marked number #24;

thence northeasterly in a straight line to the quarter post set on the northerly boundary of District Lot 3141, and to be marked number #25;

thence easterly along the northerly boundary of District Lot 3141 to post number #26 which is to be set at the intersection of said northerly boundary with the right natural boundary of Kinskuch River;

thence southeasterly along the right natural boundary of Kinskuch River to the right natural boundary of Nass River;

thence southeasterly in a straight line to the post set at the northwest corner of District Lot 4001, and to be marked number #27;

thence southerly along the westerly boundary of District Lot 4001 to the post set at the southwest corner thereof, and to be marked number #28, with said post being a point on the northerly boundary of District Lot 4006;

thence easterly along the northerly boundary of District Lot 4006 to the post set at northeast corner thereof, and to be marked number #29;

thence southwesterly in a straight line to post number #30, which is to be set at a point lying on a bearing of 90° 00¢ 00², a distance of 325 metres, from the post set at the southeast corner of District Lot 5278, being former Kinyug Indian Reserve No. 57, and to be marked number #31;

thence on a bearing of 270° 00¢ 00² to post number #31 set at the southeast corner of District Lot 5278;

thence southwesterly in a straight line to the post set at the northeast corner of the fractional southwest quarter of District Lot 4006, and to be marked number #32;

thence southerly along the easterly boundary of the fractional southwest quarter of District Lot 4006 to the post set at the southeast corner thereof, and to be marked number #33;

thence southwesterly in a straight line to the quarter post set on the easterly boundary of District Lot 3077, and to be marked number #34;

thence southeasterly in a straight line to the post set at the southeast corner of District Lot 1763, and to be marked number #35;

thence southwesterly in a straight line to the post set at the northeast corner of District Lot 1755, and to be marked number #36 ;

thence southwesterly in a straight line to the quarter post set on the northerly boundary of District Lot 1751, and to be marked number #37;

thence southeasterly in a straight line to the post set at the northeast corner of District Lot 1747, and to be marked number #38;

thence southerly along the easterly boundary of District Lot 1747 to the post set at the northeast corner of District Lot 1743, and to be marked number #39;

thence southerly along the easterly boundary of District Lot 1743 to post number #40 which is to be set at the intersection of said easterly boundary with the left natural boundary of Hoadley Creek;

thence in a general easterly direction along the left natural boundary of Hoadley Creek to the westerly natural boundary of the unnamed lake at the headwaters of Hoadley Creek;

thence southerly, easterly and northerly along the westerly, southerly and easterly natural boundaries of said unnamed lake to post number #41 which is to be set at the most easterly point thereon;

thence on a bearing of 180° 00¢ 00², a distance of 218 metres, more or less, to post number #42 which is to be set on the southeasterly boundary of the watershed of Hoadley Creek;

thence in a general southwesterly direction along the southeasterly boundary of the watershed of Hoadley Creek and continuing in a general southerly direction along the ridge that separates those creeks that flow westerly into Dragon Lake and Seaskinnish Creek from those that flow easterly into Kiteen River to post number #43 which is to be set on said ridge;

thence on a bearing of 181° 32¢ 00², a distance of 2.90 kilometres, more or less, to post number #44 which is to be set on the easterly boundary of the watershed of Seaskinnish Creek;

thence in a general southerly direction along the easterly boundary of the watershed of Seaskinnish Creek to the summit of Mount Priestly, being a point thereon;

thence southwesterly in a straight line to post number #45 which is to be set at the summit of Mount Hoeft;

thence on a bearing of 270° 00¢ 00², a distance of 1.797 kilometres;

thence on a bearing of 123° 02¢ 00², a distance of 247 metres;

thence on a bearing of 225° 46¢ 00², a distance of 857 metres;

thence on a bearing of 141° 00¢ 00², a distance of 805 metres;

thence on a bearing of 82° 14¢ 00², a distance of 2.106 kilometres to a post which is to be set and numbered #46;

thence on a bearing of 181° 48¢ 00², a distance of 889 metres;

thence on a bearing of 242° 01¢ 00², a distance of 2.139 kilometres;

thence on a bearing of 114° 00¢ 00², a distance of 2.03 kilometres, more or less, to post number # 47 which is to be set on the right natural boundary of Fulmar Creek;

thence southwesterly along the right natural boundary of Fulmar Creek to post #48 which is to be set at the intersection of said natural boundary with a line drawn parallel to and 600 metres perpendicularly distant easterly from the centre line of Nisga'a Highway (formerly Nass Valley Road);

thence northwesterly along said line drawn parallel to and 600 metres perpendicularly distant easterly from the centre line of Nisga'a Highway to the easterly boundary of District Lot 4014;

thence southerly along the easterly boundary of District Lot 4014 to the post set at the southeast corner thereof, and to be marked post number #49, and continuing southerly along the southerly prolongation of the easterly boundary of District Lot 4014 produced to a point on a line drawn parallel to and 60 metres perpendicularly distant easterly from the right natural boundary of Tseax River;

thence in a general northwesterly direction along said line drawn parallel to and 60 metres perpendicularly distant easterly from the right natural boundary of Tseax River to the southerly boundary of Lot A of District Lot 4012, Plan 9176;

thence westerly along the southerly boundary of said Lot A to the southwest corner thereof, with said southwest corner being a point on the right natural boundary of Tseax River;

thence in a general northerly direction along the westerly boundary of said Lot A to the northwest corner thereof, with a portion of the westerly boundary of said Lot A being also the right natural boundary of Tseax River;

thence easterly along the northerly boundary of said Lot A to the most westerly boundary of former New Aiyansh Indian Reserve No. 1, as shown on Plan 65110 recorded in the Canada Lands Surveys Records at Ottawa;

thence northerly along the westerly boundary of former New Aiyansh Indian Reserve No. 1 to its intersection with a line drawn parallel to and 60 metres perpendicularly distant easterly from the right natural boundary of Tseax River;

thence in a general northwesterly direction along said line drawn parallel to and 60 metres perpendicularly distant easterly from the right natural boundary of Tseax River to post number #50 which is to be set at a point on said line which lies on a bearing of 90° 00¢ 00² from the post set at the southeast corner of District Lot 5275, being former Ksilamisk Indian Reserve No. 89, and to be marked #51;

thence on a bearing of 270° 00¢ 00² to the left natural boundary of Tseax River;

thence northwesterly along the left natural boundary of Tseax River to the left natural boundary of Nass River;

thence in a general southwesterly direction along the left natural boundary of Nass River to the northeast corner of District Lot 5287, being former Quinogag Indian Reserve No. 61;

thence southerly and westerly along the easterly and southerly boundaries of District Lot 5287 to the southwest corner thereof, with said corner being a point on the left natural boundary of Nass River;

thence in a general southwesterly direction along the left natural boundary of Nass River and following the left natural boundary of the river channel lying to the south and east of former Amatal Indian Reserve No. 5 to the easterly boundary of former Amatal Indian Reserve No. 6;

thence southerly and westerly along the easterly and southerly boundaries of former Amatal Indian Reserve No. 6 to the easterly boundary of District Lot 1094, being former Amaral Indian Reserve No.s 46 and 47 (undivided);

thence southerly and westerly along the easterly and southerly boundaries of District Lot 1094 to the southwest corner thereof, with said corner being a point on the left natural boundary of Nass River;

thence in a general southwesterly direction along the left natural boundary of Nass River, to the post set at the intersection of said natural boundary with the easterly boundary of that portion of former Gitwinksihlkw Indian Reserve No. 7 lying to the south of Nass River, and with said post to be marked number #52;

thence southerly along said easterly boundary of former Gitwinksihlkw Indian Reserve No. 7, passing through the post set at the southeast corner thereof and to be marked number #53, and continuing southerly along the easterly boundary of District Lot 1093, being former Gwinaha Indian Reserve No. 44, to the post set at the southeast corner thereof, and to be marked number #54;

thence westerly along the southerly boundary of District Lot 1093 to the post set at the southwest corner thereof, and to be marked number #55, with said post being a point on the easterly boundary of former Zaulzap Indian Reserve No. 29;

thence southerly and westerly along the easterly and southerly boundaries of former Zaulzap Indian Reserve No. 29, passing through the post set at the southeast corner thereof and to be marked number #56 , to post number #57 which is to be set at the intersection of said southerly boundary with the left natural boundary of Zolzap Creek;

thence in a general easterly direction along the left natural boundary of Zolzap Creek to post number #58 which is to be set at a point on said natural boundary lying on a bearing of 143°58¢00², a distance of 2.02 kilometres, more or less from the southeast corner of District Lot 1093, being the former Gwinaha Indian Reserve No. 44;

thence on a bearing of 96° 14¢ 00², a distance of 695 metres;

thence on a bearing of 68° 32¢ 00², a distance of 1.096 kilometres to a post which is to be set and numbered #59 ;

thence on a bearing of 42° 39¢ 00², a distance of 654 metres;

thence on a bearing of 330° 37¢ 00², a distance of 497 metres to a post which is to be set and numbered #60;

thence on a bearing of 90° 15¢ 00², a distance of 2.277 kilometres;

thence on a bearing of 26° 45¢ 00², a distance of 1.083 kilometres to a post which is to be set and numbered #61;

thence on a bearing of 330° 15¢ 00², a distance of 500 metres to a post which is to be set and numbered #62;

thence on a bearing of 69° 15¢ 00², a distance of 2.35 kilometres, more or less, to post number #63 which is to be set on a bearing of 270° 00¢ 00², a distance of 2.05 kilometres, from the southwest corner of District Lot 4013, Cassiar District;

thence on a bearing of 127° 15¢ 00², a distance of 2.500 kilometres;

thence on a bearing of 90° 15¢ 00², a distance of 1.25 kilometres;

thence on a bearing of 115° 08¢ 00², a distance of 2.48 kilometres, more or less to post number #64 which is to be set at the intersection of the right natural boundary of an unnamed creek that flows northeasterly into Tseax River with a line drawn parallel to and 400 metres perpendicularly distant southwesterly from the centre line of Nisga'a Highway (formerly the Nass Valley Road);

thence in a general southwesterly direction along the right natural boundary of said unnamed creek to a post to be set thereon and numbered #65;

thence on a bearing of 213° 04¢ 00², a distance of 3.54 kilometres, more or less, to post number #66 which is to be set on the southerly boundary of the watershed of Vetter Creek;

thence in a general westerly direction along the southerly boundaries of the watersheds of Vetter and Ansedagan Creeks to post number #67 which is to be set on the southerly boundary of the watershed of Ansedagan Creek at a point lying on a bearing of 171° 37¢ 00², a distance of 8.26 kilometres, more or less, from the southeast corner of former Zaulzap Indian Reserve No. 29

thence on a bearing of 233° 27¢ 00², a distance of 2.719 kilometres, to a post to be set and numbered #68;

thence on a bearing of 233° 27¢ 00², a distance of 3.58 kilometres, more or less, crossing Ksemamaith Creek, to post number #69 which is to be set on the northeasterly boundary of the watershed of Ksedin Creek;

thence southeasterly along the northeasterly boundary of the watershed of Ksedin Creek, a distance of 2.50 kilometres to a post which is to be set thereon and numbered #70;

thence on a bearing of 249° 08¢ 00², a distance of 877 metres to a post which is to be set and numbered #71;

thence on a bearing of 249° 08¢ 00², a distance of 3.739 kilometres, crossing Ksedin Creek, to a post which is to be set and numbered #72;

thence on a bearing of 249° 08¢ 00², a distance of 2.47 kilometres, more or less to post number #73 which is to be set on the easterly boundary of the watershed of Ginlulak Creek;

thence in a general southerly direction along the easterly boundaries of the watersheds of Ginlulak and Voshell Creeks to the southerly boundary of the watershed of Voshell Creek;

thence westerly along the southerly boundary of the watershed of Voshell Creek to the easterly boundary of the watershed of Ishkheenickh River;

thence in a general southwesterly direction along the easterly boundary of the watershed of Ishkheenickh River to a post which is to be set thereon, and numbered #74;

thence on a bearing of 278° 44¢ 00², a distance of 1.164 kilometres to a post to be set and numbered #75;

thence on a bearing of 278° 44¢ 00², a distance of 3.471 kilometres, crossing Ishkheenickh River, to post number #76 which is to be set on a bearing of 44° 52¢00², a distance of 1.084 kilometres, from the northeast corner of District Lot 6435, Range 5, Coast District, being former Lakbelak Indian Reserve No. 38;

thence on a bearing of 278° 44¢ 00², a distance of 2.48 kilometres, more or less, to post number #77 which is to be set on the northerly boundary of the watershed of Lachballach Creek;

thence in a general westerly direction along the northerly boundaries of the watersheds of Lachballach Creek and Kwinamass River to the westerly boundary of the watershed of Burton Creek;

thence northerly along the westerly boundary of the watershed of Burton Creek to a post which is to be set thereon, and numbered # 78;

thence on a bearing of 316° 14¢ 00², a distance of 1.63 kilometres, more or less, to post number #79 which is to be set on the right natural boundary of the northwesterly flowing unnamed tributary of Welda Creek;

thence northerly and westerly along said right natural boundary and continuing northerly and westerly along the right natural boundary of Welda Creek to the southerly natural boundary of Nass Bay;

thence westerly and northerly along the southerly natural boundary of Nass Bay to post number #80 which is to be set at a point on said natural boundary lying on a bearing of 198° 33¢ 00², a distance of 214 metres, more or less, from the northwest corner of District Lot 6822 ;

thence on a bearing of 310° 38¢00², a distance of 7.911 kilometres;

thence northerly in a straight line to the post set at the southwest corner of former Kincolith Indian Reserve No. 14, Range 5 Coast District, and which is to be marked number #1, with said post being a point on the northerly natural boundary of Nass Bay, and being also the point of commencement, and with the official copies of plans for all referenced posts to be filed on deposit with the Office of the Surveyor General in Victoria, British Columbia, on completion of survey.

Excepting there out:

 
  Appendix A - 4:  List of former Nisga'a Indian reserves on Nisga'a Lands.
 
Map No. I.R. Name No. Legal Description  Plan*
103I. 083 Ishkseenickh River 36 D.L. 6451, Range 5 Coast  BC735
103I. 083 Ishkseenickh River 37 D.L. 6452, Range 5 Coast BC734
103I. 091 Kincolith 14   BC137
103I. 092 Black Point  11   BC128
103I. 092 Ishkseenickh 33 D.L. 6924, Range 5 Coast BC737
103I. 092 Lachtesk 12A D.L. 3963, Range 5 Coast BC674
103I. 092 Lachtesk 12   BC128
103I. 092 Lakata 41 D.L. 3964, Range 5 Coast  BC675
103I. 092 Red Cliff (Red Bluff) 13   BC137
103I. 093 Ishkseenickh River 34 D.L. 6925, Range 5 Coast BC742
103I. 093 Ishkseenickh River 35 D.L. 6450, Range 5 Coast BC736
103P. 001 Kincolith 14A   BC137
103P. 001 Scowban 28   BC138
103P. 002  Stoney Point (Fishery Bay) 10 includes BC128
      Section 3 Block 1, Range 5 Coast  
103P. 003 Andegulay 8   BC132
103P. 003 Andegulay  8A   BC132
103P. 003 Dachlabah 30   BC131
103P. 003  Ightkeany 32 District Lot 5435, Cassiar BC730
103P. 003 Lachkaltsap 9 includes BC128
      Lachkaltsap 9A BC165
      Block A of D.L. 7051, Cassiar  
      Section 2 Block 1 Range 5 Coast  
103P. 013 Anyutawl  31 D.L. 1095, Cassiar  BC738
103P. 014 Gitwinksihlkw 7   BC136
103P. 014 Gwinaha 44 D.L. 1093, Cassiar  BC740
103P. 014 Zaulzap 29A   BC165
103P. 014 Zaulzap 29   BC132
103P. 015 Amaral 46 & 47 D.L. 1094, Cassiar BC739
103P. 015 New Aiyansh  1 Block J of D.L. 4012, S.W. 1/4 of D.L. 2626, N.E. 1/4 of D.L. 4012, Lot A of D.L. 4012, Plan 9176, N.W. 1/4 of D.L. 2626, except Block A, N.E. 1/4 of D.L. 4013 and Lot A of D.L 4013, Plan PRP 14915, all in Cassiar  59981,   

59982,   

and 59983

103P. 015 Seaks 60 D.L. 5286, Cassiar BC636
103P. 025 Aiyansh  87 D.L. 5313, Cassiar BC618
103P. 025 Aiyansh 83 D.L. 5309, Cassiar BC622
103P. 025 Aiyansh (Kitladamas) 1   BC136
103P. 025 Amatal  5   BC136
103P. 025 Amatal  6   BC136
103P. 025 Gish Creek 45 D.L. 5271, Cassiar BC640
103P. 025 Kitladamax 1A   BC136
103P. 025 Ksilamisk 89 D.L. 5275, Cassiar BC626
103P. 025 Kzimeng 82 D.L. 5308, Cassiar BC623
103P. 025 Lakksgamal  86 D.L. 5312, Cassiar BC619
103P. 025 Lakksgamal 88 D.L. 5314, Cassiar BC617
103P. 025 Lakksgamal  85 D.L. 5311, Cassiar BC620
103P. 025 Quinogag 61 D.L. 5287, Cassiar BC634
103P. 025 Sanklksgamal 80 D.L. 5306, Cassiar BC625
103P. 025 Seaks 3   BC136
103P. 025 Shumal Creek 81 D.L. 5307, Cassiar BC624
103P. 025 Shumal Creek 84 D.L. 5310, Cassiar BC621
103P. 025 Tsimmanweenclist 2   BC136
103P. 025 Voilnadamtk 48 D.L. 5274, Cassiar BC627
103P. 035 Anokswok  59 D.L. 5285, Cassiar BC637
103P. 035 Kwinamuck 49 D.L. 3133, Cassiar BC628
103P. 045 Gwindebilk 51 D.L. 5277, Cassiar BC629
103P. 045 Gitquinmiyaue 76 D.L. 5302, Cassiar BC635
103P. 045 Taylor Lake 50 D.L. 5276, Cassiar BC639
103P. 046 Gitsheoaksit 68 D.L. 5282, Cassiar BC638
103P. 046 Gwimmauz 52 D.L. 5280, Cassiar BC632
103P. 046 Gwinkbawueast 54 D.L. 5281, Cassiar BC630
103P. 046 Kinyug  57 D.L. 5278, Cassiar BC631
103P. 056 Gwingag  53 D.L. 5279, Cassiar BC633
 
* These are Canada Lands Survey Records on deposit in Ottawa.  
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