Kitsumkalum

Preferred Name:
Kitsumkalum
Alternative Name:
Lakelse; Includes Port Essington (1949); Traditional Name Gitsmgeelm; Meaning "People Of The Plateau"
Language:
Smalgyax
BC Regional Office:
Skeena (Smithers)
Region:
North Coast
Reserve Land Area:597.00 ha
Chief:
Chief Donald Roberts
Council:
Councillor Cynthia Bohn,
Councillor James Webb,
Councillor Kathy Wesley,
Councillor Lisa Wesley,
Councillor Sue Spalding,
Councillor Troy Sam,
Councillor Wayne Bolton
Governance Structure:
Indian Act
Address: P.O. Box 544
Terrace
V8G 4B5
Community Description
The Kitsumkalum are the People of the Robin, a galts'ap (community) of the Tsimshian Nation with traditional territory use in both coastal and inland areas. Kitsumkalum is an original tribe of the Tsimshian Nation and located immediately west of the City of Terrace on the west side of the Kalum River.
Treaty or Tribal Association
Independent &Tsimshian First Nations Treaty Society