Today there are six Toquaht reserves however the only inhabited reserve is Macoah, located by Macoah Passage. The other five sites are Deekyakus, Chenatha, Dookqua, Dookqua, and Stuart Bay, all located within Barkley Sound.
After 15 years of treaty negotiations the Maa-nulth Treaty (Maa-nulth in the Nuu-chah-nulth language means means "villages along the coast") came into effect on on April 1, 2011. Five First Nations including the the Toquaht Nation accepted the final Maa-nulth Treaty agreement which became the second treaty to take effect under the British Columbia Treaty Commission process.
Author JOHN DEWHIRST
Links to Other Sites
Canadian Aboriginal Writing and Arts Challenge
The website for the Canadian Aboriginal Writing and Arts Challenge, which features Canada's largest essay writing competition for Aboriginal youth (ages 14-29) and a companion program for those who prefer to work through painting, drawing and photography. See their guidelines, teacher resources, profiles of winners, and more. From the Historica-Dominion Institute.