Glen Vowell

Preferred Name:
Glen Vowell
Alternative Name:
Alternate Sik-E-Dakh, (Variation Sikokoak, Sikodak); Meaning "Bright Lights Behind Mountain"
Language:
Gitsenimx
BC Regional Office:
Skeena (Smithers)
Region:
North Coast
Reserve Land Area:632.70 ha
Chief:
Chief Robert Sampson
Council:
Councillor Barbara Huson,
Councillor Jennifer Sampare,
Councillor Laurel-Ann Woods
Governance Structure:
Indian Act
Population (off First Nations land):238
Population (on First Nations land):181
Population Total:419
Address: R.R.#1, Site J, Comp. 43
Hazelton
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Economic Development Contact: Mary Lou Malott
Band Manager
administrator@glenvowell.ca
Fax: (250) 842-5601
Phone: (250) 842-5241
Community Description
Glen Vowell, also known as Sik-e-Dakh, is a community of the Gitxsan people in the Hazelton area of the Skeena Country of northwestern British Columbia, Canada. It is located on the west side of the Skeena River between Hazelton and Kispiox. It is a small but vibrant and resilient community that seeks healthy, safe and positive development that is sustainable for future generations
Treaty or Tribal Association
Gitxsan
Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures
As a member of the Gitxsan Nation, Glen Vowell engaged with the Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project in 2016.
Economic Development Background
Glen Vowell's economic development efforts are primarily the responsibility of the band's Chief and Council.