The Nisga'a Nation village of Gitwinksihlkw, formerly Canyon City, is located in the Nass River valley of northwestern British Columbia, Canada, near that river's confluence with the Tseax River.
Treaty or Tribal Association
Nisga'a Lisims Government
Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures
Nisga'a businesses include: the Nisga'a Pacific Ventures LP, Nass Area Properties LP, Lisims Communications LP, Lisims Forest Resources LP, Nisga'a Fisheries LP. The Nisga'a Nation has also collaborated with the Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project, the Cascade River Hydro Project, and has signed an Economic and Community Development Agreement with the Provincial Government.
Economic Development Background
The Nisga'a Lisims Government Economic Development Department coordinates the Nation's economic development approach, managing the abundant natural resources, building capacity, and creating an economy geared towards long term sustainability.The primary industries in the Nass Valley are fishing and forestry, which are complemented by employment in the government, education, and healthcare sectors