Xaxli'p First Nation (Fountain)

Preferred Name:
Xaxli'p First Nation (Fountain)
Alternative Name:
Language:
St̓át̓imcets
BC Regional Office:
Thompson Okanagan (Kamloops)
Region:
Lower Mainland Southwest
Reserve Land Area:1,581.60 ha
Chief:
Chief Darrel Bob Sr.
Council:
Councillor Bernard John,
Councillor Chester Alec,
Councillor Colleen Jacob,
Councillor Isaac Adolph,
Councillor Rena Joseph,
Councillor Roger Adolph,
Councillor Shonna Jacob
Governance Structure:
Custom Electoral System
Population (off First Nations land):780
Population (on First Nations land):261
Population Total:1,041
Address: P.O. Box 1330
Lillooet
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Economic Development Contact: Norman Champagne
Economic Development
ecdev@xaxlip.ca
Fax: (250) 256-4803
Phone: (250) 256-4800
Community Description
Xaxli'p, also known as the Fountain First Nation, is a First Nations government located in the Central Interior-Fraser Canyon region of the Canadian province of British Columbia. Our mission is to be proud, independent, self-sufficient Xaxli'pmec and continue to purse a land settlement with the Canadian Government; work with the best interest of the Xaxli'pmec with support, trust and respect of one another. For all to be open minded.
Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures
Xaxli'p is Party to a Forest Consultation and Revenue Sharing Agreement with the Provincial Government.
Economic Development Background
The Xaxli'p First Nation Band Manager is the primary executive responsible for Economic Development, and employs a Community based approach, as community input is a vital component to achieving the community's goals and dreams.