Wills & Estates

Information and Publications

Making a Will and Settling an Estate

Writing Your Own Will – A Guide for First Nations People Living on Reserve in BC (includes a simple will template); Found at www.Afoabc.org – “Under what we do” and under “Resources and then Publications” or click on Guide above.

Estate Administration On Reserve; A Guide for Executors and Administrators in BC: available at Legal Services Society of BC under Aboriginal legal Issues.  The webpage link is  www.lss.bc.org

Estate Administration On Reserve; Template Package  – there is many important links in this large document to help you with all the necessary paperwork to administer an estate. This too can be found on the Legal Services Society of BC. website.

Please call the AANDC estates office if you have any questions about your will or estates, 604.775 5100 or toll free at 1.888.917.9977 or if you have questions about individual land holdings call the lands officer at your local Band office or the AANDC Land Holdings Specialist at 1.888.917.9977


Gitanyow Band


Gitanmaax Band

Glen Vowell

Sik-e-dakh Band


Kispiox Band