Ts'kw'aylaxw First Nation

Preferred Name:
Ts'kw'aylaxw First Nation
Alternative Name:
Language:
St̓át̓imcets
BC Regional Office:
Thompson Okanagan (Kamloops)
Region:
Lower Mainland Southwest
Reserve Land Area:2,130.00 ha
Chief:
Chief Francis Alec
Council:
Councillor Brenda Mcdonald,
Councillor Dolores Mcdonald,
Councillor Gary Harry,
Councillor Judith Hugginbottom,
Councillor Matilda Brown
Governance Structure:
Custom Electoral System
Population (off First Nations land):373
Population (on First Nations land):197
Population Total:570
Address: P.O. Box 2200
Lillooet
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Economic Development Contact: Leona McKay
Economic Development Officer
econdev@tskwaylaxw.com
Fax: (250) 256-4058
Phone: (250) 256-4204 ext 354
Community Description
Ts'kw'aylaxw First Nation aslo known as Pavilion Indian Band is located in the south central interior of BC, approximately 40km northwest of Lillooet and 70km west of Cache Creek. The Band has eight reserves but reside on only four of the reserves. Our "vision" is of successful healing physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually to have peace and dignity.
Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures
Ts'kw'aylaxw currently owns and operates two forestry companies, Ts'kw'aylaxw Forestry Co. and Marble Canyon Forestry. It has previously operated the Sky Blue Water Resort and the Ts'kw'aylaxw Community Store.
Economic Development Background
The Ts'kw'aylaxw Chief and Council are the primary managers of the Nation's business affairs, which include several community-owned businesses, as well as participation in the management of the St'at'imc Trust Fund.