Monday, August 14, 2017

Census time for Metlakatla

Members of the Metlakatla First Nation will be answering a number of questions this month, part of what has become an annual census hosted by the community to collect information and provide feedback on topics of note as part of the upcoming treaty process.

Residents over the age of fifteen are asked to participate in the membership census, with a census team set to go door to door in both Metlakatla Village and Prince Rupert to collect information.

An online link to the census is also being made available for community members.

This is the third year that a team of census takers have been asking questions of members that is put to use by community officials. This years survey period will come to an end on August 31st.

Those that participate in the annual information gathering project can qualify to win over a thousand dollars worth of prizes.

You can find out more about the Metlakatla census from the community Facebook page

More on topics of interest from Metlakatla can be found on our archive page here.

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