Skin Tyee

Preferred Name:
Skin Tyee
Alternative Name:
Variation Skin'S Tyee; Amalgamated With Decker Lake, Francois Lake & Maxim Lake To Form Omineca (1959); Split Into Broman Lake & Nee-Tahi-Buhn (1984); Split From Nee-Tahi-Buhn (2000)
Language:
Witsuwit'en
BC Regional Office:
Omineca (Prince George)
Region:
Nechako
Reserve Land Area:396.60 ha
Chief:
Chief Rene Skin
Council:
Councillor Bobby Skin , Councillor Joseph Skin
Governance Structure:
Custom Electoral System
Address: P.O. Box 131
Southbank
V0J 2P0
Community Description

The Skin Tyee band is a smal First Nation of Wetsuweten heritage located in the central interior of British Columbia near Francois Lake, west of Prince George.

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

The Skin Tyee First Nation has signed a community and economic development agreement with the Province of BC (2014). It runs its own forestry operations, and has engaged with Natural Gas proponents of projects in its traditional territory, including Coastal GasLink and the Pacific Trails Pipeline.