Shuswap

Preferred Name:
Shuswap
Alternative Name:
Includes Clocktoot (Circa 1881); Includes Kinbasket (Circa 1887); Includes Kuittas (Circa 1881) (Variation Kuittaus, Tluhtaus); Part Of Secwepemc
Language:
Secwepemctsín
BC Regional Office:
Kootenay (Cranbrook)
Region:
Kootenay
Reserve Land Area:1,866.50 ha
Chief:
Chief Barbara Cote
Council:
Councillor Mark Thomas, Councillor Timothy Eugene
Governance Structure:
Indian Act
Address: 3A-492 Arrow Road
Invermere
V0A 1K2
Community Description

The Shuswap First Nation is located in the East Kootenay region of British Columbia. We have always been keepers of the land, using its bounty to sustain our way of life. Our culture hinges on the belief that the land responds positively to care and respect.

Treaty or Tribal Association
Shuswap Nation Tribal Council
Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures

The Shuswap Band has engaged in several Agreements with the Provincial Government covering Forestry Ternure, Consultation and Revenue Sharing.