Wet'suwet'en First Nation

Preferred Name:
Alternative Name:
Variation Witsuwit'En; Formerly Broman Lake (Split From Omicea (1984)) Which Was An Amalgamation Of Decker Lake, Maxim Lake, Francois Lake (Variation Francis Lake), Skin Tyee (1959); Split Into Broman Lake And Nee-Tahi-Buhn (1984);
Dakelh, Witsuwit'en
BC Regional Office:
Omineca (Prince George)
Reserve Land Area:650.00 ha
Chief Maureen Luggi
Councillor Tracey Joseph, Councillor Heather Nooski
Governance Structure:
Custom Electoral System
Population Total:248
Address: P.O. Box 760
Burns Lake
V0J 1E0
Community Description

The Wet’suwet’en First Nation is located west of Burns Lake in the central interior of British Columbia. It was formerly known as the Broman Lake Indian Band and is still usually referred to as Broman Lake, although this is no longer its official name. Members speak the Witsuwit’en dialect of Babine-Witsuwit’en, a Northern Athabaskan language. The main community is Palling Indian Reserve No. 1.

Treaty or Tribal Association
Carrier Sekani Tribal Council