Witset First Nation

Preferred Name:
Witset First Nation
Alternative Name:
Moricetown
Language:
Witsuwit'en
BC Regional Office:
Omineca (Prince George)
Region:
North Coast
Reserve Land Area:1,427.00 ha
Chief:
Sandra George
Council:
Warner William, Vernon Mitchell, Sheri Green, Russell Lewis, Margaret LaRose, Lillian Lewis, Elgin Cutler, Duane Michell, Andrew Tom, Ian Michell, Clement Michell
Governance Structure:
Indian Act
Address: 205 Beaver Road
Smithers
V0J 2N1
Community Description

Witset First Nation (Moricetown), originally named 'Kyah Wiget is a Wet'suwet'en village in the heart of northwest British Columbia, on the west side of the Bulkley River. The current village was built during the early 1900s but served as a Wet'su'wet'en fishing place for thousands of years.

Treaty or Tribal Association
Independent and Office of the Wet'suwet'en Society