Popkum

Preferred Name:
Popkum
Alternative Name:
Language:
Halq'eméylem, hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓, Hul’q’umi’num’
BC Regional Office:
South Coast (Surrey)
Region:
Lower Mainland Southwest
Reserve Land Area:160.00 ha
Chief:
Chief James Murphy
Council:
Councillor Cynthia Murphy
Governance Structure:
Custom Electoral System
Population (off First Nations land):11
Population (on First Nations land):1
Population Total:12
Address: c/o Sto:lo Nation Bldg 1-7201 Vedder Rd
Chilliwack
V2R 4G5
Economic Development Contact: Vivian Ferguson
Secretary
vivian.ferguson@stolotribalcouncil.ca

Phone: (604) 728-7491
Community Description
The Popkum First Nation or Popkum Band is a band government of the Sto:lo people located in the Upper Fraser Valley region, at Popkum, northeast of Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada.
Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures
Popkum Band has engaged in a First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund Revenue Sharing Agreement with the Provincial Government, regarding the Tretheway Creek Power development. It has engaged in several Forestry Agreements with the Province
Economic Development Background
As a member of the Sto:lo Nation, Popkum Band both participates in and receives a variety of economic development related services, including land development, research, resource management, and tourism services.