Chawathil First Nation

In Response to COVID-19:

The community is:
Closed
Road checkpoints:
Not in effect
For more information:
604-869-9994
Preferred Name:
Chawathil
Alternative Name:
Formerly Hope (Pre-1988); Includes Cat'S Landing; Pronounced "Shi-Wa-Thill"
Language:
Halq'eméylem, hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓, Hul’q’umi’num’
BC Regional Office:
South Coast (Surrey)
Region:
Lower Mainland Southwest
Reserve Land Area:625.20 ha
Chief:
Chief Rhoda Peters
Council:
Vice Chief/Council Norman Florence, Deanna John, Audrey George, Monica Florence, Timothy Peters, Kelsey John
Governance Structure:
Custom Electoral System
Population (off First Nations land):313
Population (on First Nations land):304
Population Total:617
Address: 4-60814 Lougheed Highway #7
Hope
V0X 1L3
Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures

Chawathil operates the Telte-Yet Campground, located on the Fraser River in Hope. Chawathil is party to a Strategic Engagement Agreement with the Provincial Government and several Forestry Agreements