Gitsegukla

Preferred Name:
Gitsegukla
Alternative Name:
Formerly Kitsegukla (Pre-1986) (Variation Kitseguecla, Kitsequahla); Includes Andimaul (Circa 1929)
Language:
Gitsenimx
BC Regional Office:
Skeena (Smithers)
Region:
North Coast
Reserve Land Area:1,930.50 ha
Chief:
Chief William Blackwater
Council:
Councillor Annie Howard,
Councillor Brian Wesley,
Councillor Cindy Jones,
Councillor Jennifer Howard,
Councillor Julia Walker,
Councillor Kenneth Tait Sr,
Councillor Morris Williams,
Councillor Victoria Russell,
Councillor William Blackwater
Governance Structure:
Indian Act
Population (off First Nations land):587
Population (on First Nations land):413
Population Total:1,000
Address: 710 RayCharles Ave
Gitsegukla
V0J 2J3
Economic Development Contact: Cliff Sampare Jr
Operations
publicworks1@gitsegukla.net
Fax: (250) 849-5492
Phone: (250) 849-5490
Community Description
Gitsegukla (also Kitsegeucla or Skeena Crossing) is a Gitxsan community of about 500 at the confluence of the Kitseguecla and Skeena Rivers, approximately 40 km southwest of Hazelton, British Columbia.
Treaty or Tribal Association
Gitxsan
Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures
As a member of the Gitxsan Nation, Gitsegula engaged with the Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project in 2016.
Economic Development Background
The Gitsegukla Economic Development Corporation is the development arm of the Gitsegukla Band Council