Bonaparte

Preferred Name:
Bonaparte
Alternative Name:
Alternate Stuctwesemc Bonaparte; Named After Napoleon Bonaparte; Traditional Name St'Uxwtews; Part Of Secwepemc
Language:
SecwepemctsĂ­n
BC Regional Office:
Thompson Okanagan (Kamloops)
Region:
Thompson Okanagan
Reserve Land Area:1,878.60 ha
Chief:
Chief Ryan Day
Council:
Councillor Cara Basil,
Councillor Cherlyn Billy,
Councillor Elaine Herbert,
Councillor Neal Antoine
Governance Structure:
Indian Act
Population (off First Nations land):798
Population (on First Nations land):152
Population Total:950
Address: P.O. Box 669
Cache Creek
V0K 1H0
Economic Development Contact: Micheal Lascelles
Director of Operations
DirOps@bonaparteindianband.com
Fax: (250) 457-9550
Phone: (250) 457-9624 ext 248
Treaty or Tribal Association
Shuswap Nation Tribal Council
Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures
The Bonaparte First Nation is engaged in a number of Forestry Agreements with the Provincial Government, as well as a Forest Consultation and Revenue Sharing Agreement.
Economic Development Background
As a member of the Shuswap Nation Tribal Council (SNTC), Bonaparte participates in larger Shuswap Nation economic development efforts, which include and Aboriginal Training and Employment Centre, as well as a Fisheries Commission that seeks to operate a sustainable commercial fishing operation in Kamloops Lake and the Thompson River.