Coast Mountains School District 82 gives thanks, and acknowledges with respect, that the lands on which we live, work, learn and play are the traditional territories of the Gitxsan, Haisla, Nisga’a and Tsimshian Peoples.

We are honoured to work with their children, privileged to live on these lands, and recognize that the Gitxsan, Haisla, Nisga’a and Tsimshian Peoples as the keepers of their traditions and knowledge.

The District respects the traditional territories on which our schools and facilities are located, which includes the following ten First Nation Bands, where we dedicate our educational services to our First Nations, Inuit and Métis, and all children in the Coast Mountains School District.  We endeavor to increase our knowledge of local history, protocols, traditions and Indigenous languages to strengthen our relationships with Indigenous and Non-Indigenous peoples with whom we work and learn, through our words and actions.

Gitanmaax First Nation
Gitanyow First Nation
Gitsegukla First Nation
Gitwangak First Nation
Glen Vowell (Sik-e-Dahk) First Nation
Hagwilget First Nation
Haisla Nation
Kispiox First Nation
Kitselas First Nation
Kitsumkalum First Nation

School District 82 provides educational services to a diverse multicultural population of approximately 4,200 students, approximately 34 per cent of which are of Indigenous ancestry.  The Indigenous student population in the District continues to increase.


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  • Congratulations Graduating Class of 2023!
  • June 1 & 6 – Budget Working Committee Meetings
  • June 7 – Business Committee Meeting
  • June 7 – Education Committee Meeting
  • June 14 – Hybrid Regular Board Meeting (held in Stewart)
  • June 18 – Happy Father’s Day
  • June 21 – Hybrid Regular Board Meeting (if required)
  • June 21 – National Indigenous Peoples Day
  • June 28 – Last Day of School
  • June 29 – Administrative Day (schools are not in session)
  • June 29-September 4 – Summer Break
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