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

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

Kaska Dena First Nations

  • Kwadacha First Nation
  • Daylu Dena Council
  • Dease River First Nation
  • Fireside
  • Muncho Lake


  • Tsay Keh (say-kay) Dene

Indigenous Peoples

Quick Facts

The M-KMA includes Parks and Protected Areas where resource extraction is prohibited, and management zones where resource extraction may occur, according to higher standards than elsewhere in the province (e.g. best management practices for oil and gas development).