Huu-ay-aht First Nations Ka:’yu:’k’t’h’/Chek’tles7et’h’ First Nations Toquaht Nation Uchucklesaht Tribe Ucluelet First Nation
Press Release re: Ucluelet First Nation Releases Official Results of Constitution Vote

Hit-tat-soo & Port Alberni — Today the Ucluelet First Nation Chief & Council, Hawiih and Constitution Committee announced that on Saturday, June 16, 2007 the Yu-cluth-aht Constitution was approved by the Yu-cluth-aht people.

The Yu-cluth-aht Constitution was passed with a percentage of 68.8% "yes" and 30.6% "no."

With two polling stations and the option of mail in ballots for members living away from home, 46.3% of Eligible Voters came out and voted.

On Friday, June 15, 2007 the Yu-cluth-aht people were asked to make an important decision regarding the future of our nation; as a result of that decision, the Yu-cluth-aht people are now one step closer to their independence & opportunities afforded by the Treaty...


Media Contacts:

Chief Treaty Negotiator Robert Joseph
Or Chief Councilor Vi Mundy
Ucluelet First Nation Treaty Office—PO Box 699, Ucluelet BC, V0R 3A0
Tel. 250.726.7342 Fax. 250.726.7552