Takla Lake First Nation

Preferred Name:
Takla Lake First Nation
Alternative Name:
Includes Bear Lake (Variation Bear'S Lake) Which Changed To Fort Connelly Carrier - 1894 Which Became Fort Connelly (Variation Conolly Lake ) Which Amalgamated With North Takla (1959) To Form Takla Lake (Variation Tacla Lake)
Dakelh, Nedut’en
BC Regional Office:
Omineca (Prince George)
Reserve Land Area:809.00 ha
Chief John Allen French
Wilma Abraham, Ernie French-Downey, Anita William, Colin Jacob Teegee
Governance Structure:
Custom Electoral System
Address: #11-1839 1st Ave
Prince George
V2L 2Y8
Community Description

Takla Lake Nation is a First Nation located around Takla Lake, 400 km north of Prince George, British Columbia, Canada. The main community is at Takla Landing, at the north end of Takla Lake, but the band services 17 reserves totaling 809 hectares. The traditional territory of the Takla First Nation is located in North Central British Columbia, and totals approximately 27,250 square kilometres. The territory is a rich environment of lakes, rivers, forests and mountains, bordered on the west by the Skeena Mountains and on the east by the Rocky Mountains.

Treaty or Tribal Association
Carrier Sekani Tribal Council