Saik'uz First Nation

Preferred Name:
Saik'uz First Nation
Alternative Name:
Includes Laketown (Post-1893); Formerly Stony Creek
Language:
Dakelh
BC Regional Office:
Omineca (Prince George)
Region:
Nechako
Reserve Land Area:3,235.70 ha
Chief:
Chief Priscilla Mueller
Council:
Councillor Jackie Thomas, Councillor Jasmine Thomas, Councillor Rodney Teed, Councillor Alison Johnny
Governance Structure:
Indian Act
Address: 135 Joseph Street
Vanderhoof
V0J 3A1
Community Description

Saikuz First Nation is a Dalkeh Community in Central British Columbia. It's name is derived from the Dalkeh (Carrier) word "on the sand" and refers to the sandy soil on which the main community, IR 1 is located on the east end of Nulki Lake, 14 km south of Vanderhoof, BC

Treaty or Tribal Association
Carrier Sekani Tribal Council
Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures

SFN currently operates two businesses, Tin Toh Forest Products Ltd., and SFN Catering, It manages its own fisheries, and, through its Natural Resources department, is enaged with the proponents of industrial projects in its traditional territory including: Pacific Northern Gas, TransCanada, Innergex Renewable Energy, and NewGold.