Skawahlook First Nation

Preferred Name:
Skawahlook First Nation
Alternative Name:
Alternate Skowall
Language:
Halq'eméylem, hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓, Hul’q’umi’num’
BC Regional Office:
South Coast (Surrey)
Region:
Lower Mainland Southwest
Reserve Land Area:85.20 ha
Chief:
Chief Maureen Chapman
Council:
Councillor Debra (Debbie) Schneider
Governance Structure:
Custom Electoral System
Address: 58611A Lougheed Highway
Agassiz
VOM 1A2
Community Description
The Skawahlook First Nation is a band government of the Sto:lo people whose reserves and communities are located in the Upper Fraser Valley region of British Columbia, Canada, near the community of Ruby Creek, which is at the eastern end of the District of Kent.
Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures
Skawahlook operates the Ruby Creek Art Gallery, as well as You've Been Framed Picture Framing Services. Skawahlook is involved in two Forestry Agreements and a Strategic Engagement Agreement with the Provincial Government,