We, the people of Huu-ay-aht, by this Constitution declare our unique identity as a Nation and claim our rightful place as equal participants in Canadian society. We have existed from time immemorial and have occupied and used the lands, waters and resources of our traditional territory throughout history, a traditional territory that extends from the mountaintops to the off-shore areas...
"Huu-Ay-Aht First Nations Constitution." The Huu-ay-aht First Nations. British Columbia, Canada. (http://www.maanulth.ca/downloads/Constitution_Huu-ay-aht.pdf, accessed November 30, 2012)