Ashcroft

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Preferred Name:
Ashcroft
Alternative Name:
Alternate Cornwall, Stlahl; Named After The Family Home Of C.R. Corwall
Language:
Nłeʔkepmxcín
BC Regional Office:
Thompson Okanagan (Kamloops)
Region:
Thompson Okanagan
Reserve Land Area:1,986.10 ha
Chief:
Chief Greg Blain
Council:
Councillor Dennis Pittman,
Councillor Earl Blain
Governance Structure:
First Nations Elections Act
Population (off First Nations land):203
Population (on First Nations land):72
Population Total:275
Address: P.O. Box 440
Ashcroft
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Economic Development Contact: Terry Barnett
Band Administrator
terry@ashcroftband.ca
Fax: (250) 453-9156
Phone: (250) 453-2520
Community Description
The Ashcroft First Nation is a First Nations government in the Thompson Canyon area of the Central Interior of the Canadian province of British Columbia, with reserves located near the town of Ashcroft. The Ashcroft First Nation believes in a strong, healthy community where people and traditional values are respected. We have shown that hard work, good leadership, and an entrepreneurial spirit can improve the lives of the members of the Ashcroft First Nation.
Economic Development Background
The Ashcroft Band has an interest in sustainable economic development and recently obtained high speed internet access for the community, as well as a large gas station compex development. The business affairs are currently managed by Ashcroft Chief and Council.