Halfway River First Nation

Preferred Name:
Halfway River First Nation
Alternative Name:
Adhered To Treaty No. 8 (1914) As Part Of Hudson Hope; Split Into West Moberly Lake & Halfway River (1977)
Language:
Dane-Zaa
BC Regional Office:
Northeast (Fort St. John)
Region:
Northeast
Reserve Land Area:3,988.80 ha
Chief:
Chief Darlene Hunter
Council:
Councillor Cynthia Wolter,
Councillor William Field
Governance Structure:
Indian Act
Address: P.O. Box 59
Wonowon
V0C 2N0
Community Description
Located in Wonowon, BC, the Halfway River First Nation is a Treaty 8 First Nation and has a longstanding reciprocal relationship with the river and plains country of northeastern British Columbia. Halfway River seeks to take care of its people and the lands upon which it depends, while engaging with the modern economy in a mutually respectful way.
Treaty or Tribal Association
Treaty 8 First Nations
Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures
The Halfway River Group (HRG) offers industrial services including: logging and harvesting, mining support, civil and commercial construction, workforce accommodations and catering, first aid and security, clearing, mulching, burning and slashing. HRG leads the following partnerships: Halfway River Frost LP, Halfway River IDL LP, Halfway River Horizon North Camp Services LP, Halfway River Mountainview Safety Ltd., Halfway River Western Canadian Mulching Ltd., Halfway River Halfway River Compass Ventures Ltd., Halfway River Ventures Ltd., Halfway River CDN Controls Ltd.