Haisla Nation

Preferred Name:
Haisla Nation
Alternative Name:
Amalgamated With Kitlope (1949); Formerly Kitimat (Pre-1982); Kitamaat (Pre-2011); Traditional Name Haisla; Meaning "People Of The Snow"
enaksialakala /a'’islakala
BC Regional Office:
Skeena (Smithers)
North Coast
Reserve Land Area:726.10 ha
Chief Ellis B. Ross
Councillor Brenda C. Duncan, Councillor Crystal D. Smith, Councillor Freddy Burton Ringham, Councillor Kevin Robert Stewart, Councillor Lucille J. Harms, Councillor Margaret E. Grant, Councillor Ramond Charles Green, Councillor Taylor D. Cross, Councillor Trevor Damon Martin, Councillor Willard Jacob Grant
Governance Structure:
Custom Electoral System
Address: P.O. Box 1101
Kitamaat Village
V0T 2B0
Community Description

The Haisla are an indigenous people, the majority of whom are living at Kitamaat in the North Coast region of British Columbia. The Haisla Nation believes in building a strong and thriving community, with healthy and happy members and a sustained and prosperous environment.

Treaty or Tribal Association
Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures

The Haisla Nation is engaged with a large number of multisector partners including: ATCO, Brinkman, ESS, Vertex, Kuehne & Nagel, Mammoet, Orca Spirit, SteepleJack, Waste Management, Coast Industrial Construction, Triton, Ledcor, Progressive Ventures, Ruskin, Seaspan / Haisea, Simplex Grinnell/Tyco, Summit Helicopters, Tetratech, Securiguard, Orica Mining Services, AltaGas, Connex DC LNG Inc, and ENN.