?Esdilagh First Nation

Preferred Name:
?Esdilagh First Nation
Alternative Name:
Formerly Alexandria (Pre-July 2011)
Language:
Tsilhqot'in
BC Regional Office:
Cariboo (Williams Lake)
Region:
Cariboo
Reserve Land Area:1,348.20 ha
Chief:
Chief Victor Stump
Council:
Councillor Howard Johnny,
Councillor Norma-Jean Stump,
Councillor William Baptiste
Governance Structure:
Custom Electoral System
Population (off First Nations land):153
Population (on First Nations land):53
Population Total:206
Address: 4-9001 West Fraser Road
Quesnel
V2J 6R4
Economic Development Contact: Chief Victor Stump
Chief
council@esdilaghband.com
Fax: (250) 747-3920
Phone: (250) 747-2255
Community Description
Located in Quesnel, BC, ?Esdilagh is a small First Nation that is a part of the Tsilhqot'in National Government. Also known as the Alexandria Band, ?Esdilagh is located 70 km North of Williams Lake on the West side of the Fraser River.
Treaty or Tribal Association
Tsilhqot'in National Government
Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures
As part of the Tsilhqot'in National Government, ?Esdilagh acts in concert with its fellow Tsilhqot'in member communities to create sustainable economic developments, manage forestry and fisheries, and evaluate mining, oil, and gas propositions in Tsilhqot'in Territory.
Economic Development Background
The ?Esdilagh First Nation created an Economic Development Plan in 2010, which outlines the Nation's priorities of sustainable economic development and adequate community consultations. It also draws a community profile and outlines vision statements.