Ka:’yu:’k’t’h’/Chek’tles7et’h’ First Nation example. They have a nine member legislation: five elected, with four Hereditary Chiefs put in to legislation by Hereditary leaders of the Nation. They are three years in and still learning.

We have had this conversation at numerous community meetings and the Constitution that is being developed is not a government of Heads of Families. A government run by Heads of Families has not been supported by a majority of K’ómoks members. It will be one of elected representatives as set out in the draft Constitution.