Yunesit'in Government

Preferred Name:
Yunesit'in Government
Alternative Name:
Formerly Stone (Pre-March 2012); Includes Kioch (1887)
BC Regional Office:
Cariboo (Williams Lake)
Reserve Land Area:2,146.40 ha
Chief Russell Myers Ross
Councillor Earl Quilt, Councillor Ralph Myers, Councillor Gabriel Pucacz, Councillor Rosalie Montgomery
Governance Structure:
Custom Electoral System
Address: General Delivery
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Community Description

Yunesit'in is located 114 km West of Williams Lake, turning South from highway 20 at Hanceville and continuing for another 10 km over the Tsilhqot'in 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, Yunesit'in 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. In 2012, Yunesit'in constructed a year round Outdoor Community Hockey Rink in the Chilcotin, contributes to a healthier community and is an important asset to the Yunesit'in Government in creating accessible, active and healthy sports activities.