Kuz Che 5

Feature Type:Indian Reserve-Réserve indienne - Tract of land set apart for the use and benefit of a particular Indian band.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Surrounding junction of Kuzkwa and Tache Rivers, between Stuart and Trembleur Lakes NW of Fort St James, Range 5 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 54°47'10''N, 124°52'42''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93K/15

Origin Notes and History:

INAC # 07571. 225.6 hectares. Tl'azt'en Nation (formerly Tl'azt'en Nations Band, formerly Stuart-Trembleur Lake Band) Grand Rapide Indian Reserve 5 appeared in the 1972 Schedule of Indian Reserves and Settlements. 10.7-hectare portion of Grand Rapide Indian Reserve 5 was surrendered by Tl'azt'en Nations Band 16 January 1989, as part of a land exchange arising from construction of a railway across certain parts of the reserve by BC Railway Company, the details itemized by Privy Council Order #1989-1212, 22 June 1989. Reserve name changed to Kuz Che Indian Reserve 5 by Band Council Resolution 29 January 1990.

Source: Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada records & website: “First Nation Profiles”