The Kaska Dena Council was formed as a Society in 1981 to advance interests of Kaska individuals who are beneficiaries of a potential treaty settlement in British Columbia with BC and Canada. In addition to fulfilling the mandate of negotiating a treaty with BC and Canada, the purpose of Kaska Dena Council includes:

  • Promote and protect respect for the land and cultural heritage of the Kaska Dena
  • Promote unity and sharing amongst all Kaska
  • Assist in the delivery of services including social, economic, cultural, and educational programs to Kaska Dena communities
  • Promote a community environment wherein all Kaska people can enjoy physical and spiritual health and live with dignity and pride
  • Work toward the recognition and protection of the Aboriginal Rights of all Canadian Indigenous people
  • Do all things necessary to achieve the foregoing objectives