Laxgalts'ap Village Government

Preferred Name:
Laxgalts'ap Village Government
Alternative Name:
Formerly Greenville (Pre-1980); Changed To Lakalzap (1980-2000) (Variation Lachkalzap, Lachkaltzap, Laichkwiltach); Signed Nisga'A Treaty (2002); Part Of Nass River People
BC Regional Office:
Skeena (Smithers)
North Coast
Reserve Land Area:2,609.90 ha
Chief Councillor Henry Moore
Councillor Matthew Bright, Jr.,
Councillor Wallace Clark,
Councillor Charles Leeson,
Councillor Peter Leeson,
Councillor Craig McKay (non-voting),
Councillor William Moore
Governance Structure:
Nisga'a Final Agreement
Address: P.O. Box 200
V0J 1X0
Community Description
The Nisga'a Nation Village of Laxgalts'ap is located in the Nass River valley in northwestern British Columbia. It is a small village that makes up part of the greater Nisga'a Nation.
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.