As long as the sun shines, the grass grows, the rivers flow, and until such time as Yidah should reverse.

Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta

Kapawe'no IRS Documentary

Our new documentary takes a look at Kapawe'no Community


Browse from a range of Treaty 8 based departments

Welcome to Treaty 8

About Us

On June 21, 1899, the eighth treaty between the Indians of North America and the Queen of England was signed. The signatories of Treaty 8 agreed to its terms for reasons of peace and friendship – ensuring what they thought would be a partnership.

Treaty 8 Community Resources

Treaty 8 stands by its goal and mission of ensuring that our community has access to resources that arm them with the right tools to be successful. From careers to networking to knowledge, Treaty 8 is here to help our members shape the future of our nation.

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Our team actively surveys the entirety of Treaty 8 to ensure that any job listings don’t slip through the cracks. Are you in need of a new career? We ask you to browse from the list below to see if any of the current positions available are the right fit for you.

First Nations Drinking Water Settlement

Information regarding the FNDW Settlement’s new deadline and more. You will find a great deal of valuable information in the links that have been included

Upcoming events

The Treaty 8 team hosts a variety of events with the goal of cultivating community, culture and also to encourage networking. Whether you’re interested in attending a training workshop or an upcoming dinner event, we encourage any Treaty 8 members to join us if they’re available.

Annual Treaty 8 Dinner Gala
Join us for Treaty 8's upcoming inaugural dinner hosted at the Fairmont Hotel
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Treaty 8 IT Training
Join us for our upcoming website review where we take a look at the inner workings of keeping the website updated.
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Articles of Treaty No. 8

ARTICLES OF A TREATY made and concluded at the several dates mentioned therein, in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety-nine, between Her most Gracious Majesty the Queen of Great Britain and Ireland, by Her Commissioners the Honourable David Laird, of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Indian Commissioner for the said Province and the Northwest Territories; James Andrew Joseph McKenna, of Ottawa, Ontario, Esquire, and the Honourable James Hamilton Ross, of Regina, in the Northwest Territories…

Contact us

Do you need to reach out to Treaty 8? We ask all visitors to contact us by completing the following form that is sent directly to the Treaty 8 management team.