Aboriginal and Treaty Rights Information System

Welcome to the Aboriginal and Treaty Rights Information System (ATRIS).

ATRIS is a Web-based information system intended to map out the location of Aboriginal communities and display information pertaining to their potential or established Aboriginal or treaty rights. Users can search this information by:
  • Using the search tab and entering the name of an Aboriginal community or organization, or other keywords (e.g., treaty, agreement, claim, assertion, band number, place name, postal code, map coordinates, etc.) and pressing the Search button to find the appropriate information; or,
  • Using one of the selection tools on the interactive map to define a search area (e.g., point, line, polygon); and pressing the map’s Search button, or,
  • Selecting types of information in the content/legend to be displayed as a highlighted area on the interactive map.
For more information on how to use ATRIS, including detailed Frequently Asked Questions and Help topics, click the “Help” button at the top of the ATRIS page after accepting the following disclaimer.


Given that the Aboriginal and Treaty Rights Information System (ATRIS) extracts information from existing sources and information systems, some of the information you are seeking may only be available in French or English, depending on the source of information.

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) accepts no responsibility or liability for any errors, inaccuracies and/or omissions on this Web site. In some instances the content of this site is a compilation of data obtained from many sources and the data is subject to change without notice. INAC does not warrant or guarantee that the information is accurate, complete or current at all times.

In no event will INAC be liable or responsible for any damages resulting from any such errors, inaccuracies or omissions nor will INAC be liable or responsible for any lost profits, loss of revenue or earnings, claims by third parties or for any economic, indirect, special, incidental, consequential or exemplary damage including but not limited to any demands or causes of action in contract, tort or otherwise including any liability for negligence.