Preferred Name:
Alternative Name:
Dakelh, Tsilhqot'in
BC Regional Office:
Cariboo (Williams Lake)
Reserve Land Area:3,245.70 ha
Chief Betty Cahoose
Councillor Allan Louie,
Councillor Breanna Charleyboy,
Councillor Cletus Cahoose,
Councillor Gertie Capoose,
Councillor Harvey Sulin
Governance Structure:
Custom Electoral System
Population (off First Nations land):421
Population (on First Nations land):632
Population Total:1,053
Address: P.O. Box 3430
Anahim Lake
V0L 1C0
Economic Development Contact: Chief Betty Cahoose
Fax: (250) 742-3411
Phone: (250) 742-3260
Community Description
The Ulkatcho First Nation is a Dakelh First Nations government in British Columbia Its offices are located in Anahim Lake, British Columbia at the western edge of the Chilcotin District. Its people are of the Ulkatchot’en ethnic group, a subgroup of the Carrier (Dakelh). Ulkatcho people have intermarried heavily with both Nuxalk and Chilcotin people and share territory in the Coast Range with the Nuxalk
Treaty or Tribal Association
Carrier Chilcotin Tribal Council
Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures
Ulkatcho is party to a number of Forestry Consultation, Revenue Sharing, and Economic Opportunity Agreements with the Provincial Government. In 2012, it signed a Strategic Land Use Planning Agreement governing the area known as the Great Bear Rainforest, which allows it to apply for a variety of multi-source funding for advancing sustainable economic development projects in BC's central coast region.
Economic Development Background
Ulkatcho does not have an economic development department, but is still involved in a variety of economic development activities and agreements with external parties.