Yale First Nation

Preferred Name:
Yale First Nation
Alternative Name:
Formerly Yale (Pre-1994)
Language:
Halq'eméylem, hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓, Hul’q’umi’num’
BC Regional Office:
South Coast (Surrey)
Region:
Lower Mainland Southwest
Reserve Land Area:224.10 ha
Chief:
Chief Ken Hansen
Council:
Councillor Pedro Moreno Jr.,
Councillor Vanessa Peters
Governance Structure:
Custom Electoral System
Population (off First Nations land):122
Population (on First Nations land):53
Population Total:175
Address: P.O. Box 1869
Hope
V0X 1L0
Economic Development Contact: Ken Hansen
Chief
khansen@yalefirstnation.ca
Fax: (604) 863-2467
Phone: (604) 863-2443
Community Description
We are an independent First Nation located at Yale, British Columbia We have 13 Staff members and a full-time, 3-person Council who, collectively, are responsible for Community Health, Band Support, Housing, Finance, Social Development, Treaty, Economic Development, Education, Fisheries, Maintenance and Natural Resources. .
Treaty or Tribal Association
Independent
Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures
Yale First Nation is party to a Strategic Engagement Agreement with the Provincial Government.
Economic Development Background
Yale First Nation employs 13 Staff members and a full-time three-person Council who, collectively, are responsible for Community Health, Band Support, Housing, Finance, Social Development, Treaty, Economic Development, Education, Fisheries, Maintenance and Natural Resources.