Nee-Tahi-Buhn

Preferred Name:
Nee-Tahi-Buhn
Alternative Name:
Variation Nee-Tahi Buhn; An Amalgamation Of: Skin Tyee'S & Uncha Lake; Formerly Part Of Omineca; (Split From Omicea (1984)) Which Was An Amalgamation Of Decker Lake, Maxim Lake, Francois Lake (Variation Francis Lake), Skin Tyee (1959);
Language:
Witsuwit'en
BC Regional Office:
Omineca (Prince George)
Region:
Nechako
Reserve Land Area:719.20 ha
Chief:
Chief Raymond Morris
Council:
Councillor Jordan Erickson , Councillor Celine Morris , Deputy Chief Sr. Frank Morris
Governance Structure:
Custom Electoral System
Address: 47805 Olson Rd
Burns Lake
V0J 1E4
Community Description

Nee Tahi Buhn Band is an independent band.The Nee Tahi Buhn Band is part of the Athapaskan language family.The Nee Tahi Buhn Band people speak the Wet’suwet’en dialect of the BulkleyValley/Lakes District langauge.

We participate in the balhats (potlatch ) system which is organized by matrilineal clans. It is our way to take care of business. Economic, social, judicial and spiritual activities revolve around the balhats.

Treaty or Tribal Association
Not currently affiliated with any Tribal Association or other groups
Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures

Nee Tahi Buhn has signed a community and economic development agreement with the Province of BC (2014). It also operates a forestry business, and has engaged with natural gas proponents operating in its traditional territory