Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous Peoples

The M-KMA lies in the traditional territories of the Kaska Dena, Treaty 8 and Carrier-Sekani. The following are First Nations Communities found within or adjacent to the M-KMA.

Treaty 8 First Nations

  • Blueberry First Nation
  • Fort Nelson First Nation
  • Halfway River First Nation
  • Prophet River First Nation

Kaska Dena First Nations

  • Daylu Dena Council 
  • Dease River First Nation
  • Kwadacha First Nation
  • Liard River First Nation


  • Tsay Keh (say-kay) Dene

Indigenous Peoples

    Quick Facts

    Translated, Muskwa means Bear and Kechika (Ketchika - Táhdáséh) means long inclining river