Notice from Karen Knott, Membership Clerk for the Lax Kw’alaams Band

Karen Knott, Indian Registry, will be in Prince Rupert July 14th and July 28th, 2023 from 9am-4pm to assist with membership needs. 

For appointments, please email Karen Knott at [email protected] or call 250-625-3293 during her office hours from 8:30am-noon.

After any event- birth, death, marriage, divorce, name change – it takes 6-9 months to complete a change of record at the Regional Office.

It is important to register babies to the Band as soon as they receive their birth certificates from vital statistics. Once registration is complete, the child is entitled to medical benefits.

The membership clerk can assist with:

  • Status cards for adult (5 year) and children (3 year), including Secure Certificate of Indian Status (10 year)
  • Child registration
  • Marriage 
  • Divorce
  • Legal name change
  • Commissioner for taking affidavits

For registration/ status numbers, call the Government of Canada BC Region at 1-800-665-9320 or 604-775-5100

For medical questions, call First Nations Health Authority at 1-800-317-7878

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