ʔEsdilagh First Nation (Alexandria First Nation) Enacts Historic ʔElhdaqox Dechen Ts’edilhtan (“Sturgeon River Law”)

2023-08-03T15:03:14-04:00Categories: Laws and Legal Systems, Resource|Tags: , , , , , , , |

This media release announces that ʔEsdilagh First Nation is enacting the historic ʔElhdaqox Dechen Ts’edilhtan (Sturgeon River Law). It is an example of Indigenous law in action. ʔElhdaqox Dechen Ts’edilhtan originates from Tŝilhqot'in teachings, and applies to all waters in ʔEsdilagh territory. It states that all people, settlers and Indigenous alike, are expected to uphold it.