How to apply for a Succession?

Succession is the process by which the Court determines the right of a person to claim the interest of a Native or descendant of a Native who has died and has left an interest in the land.

 

Requirements

  1. Death Certificate (original)
  2. Genealogy
  3. List of lands
  4. Birth Certificates (applicants)

 

Vertical Genealogy (Preferred model)

Example of Genealogy showing relationship to the Deceased

Nanue Ellison (female deceased)    
= Pipi Ben    
|_Remu f.a. 1/2
|_Toka m.d.  
   = Ty Bonito f.a.  
   |___ Tere m.a. 1/4
   |___ Ta m.a. 1/4
|_ Pakati fdsp. in their shares


*(dsp Latin for decessit sine prole - died without issue)

 

Horizontal Genealogy

Genealogy showing relationship to the Deceased

Nanue Ellison(f.d.) = Pipi Ben (m.a.)
________________|_________________
|                                                         |
Remu (m.a.)1/2  Toka (m.a.)1/2  Pakati (fdsp)
                        = Ty Bonito(f.a.)
                  ____|_________
                 |                       |
            Tere (m.a.)1/4  Ta (m.a.)1/4 In their shares