Kanaka Bar

Preferred Name:
Kanaka Bar
Alternative Name:
Alternative: T'eqt'aqtn'mux; Variation Kanaka Flat; Nekliptum (Circa 1881) (Possible Variation Hlakhlaktan, Hlukhlukatan)
BC Regional Office:
Thompson Okanagan (Kamloops)
Thompson Okanagan
Reserve Land Area:273.90 ha
Chief Patrick Michell
Councillor Bobby Michell,
Councillor Daniel Hance Jr,
Councillor Donna Hance,
Councillor Pauline Michell
Governance Structure:
Custom Electoral System
Address: P.O. Box 610
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Community Description
The Kanaka Bar Band is also known as T'eqt' aqtn'mux or "the crossing place people". It is a First Nations government located at Kanaka Bar, British Columbia, Canada, between the towns of Boston Bar and Lytton in the Fraser Canyon region.
Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures
Kanaka Bar owns and operates four businesses: Kwoiek Creek Reources Inc., which developed the successful Kwoiek hydro project in partnership with Innergex, Kanaka Land Holdings, which is a real estate holdings and development company, Siwash Watershed Resources Inc., which will focus on the development of the Siwash Creek hydro project, and Kanaka Bar Employment Services, which is the new employment and subcontracting arm for Kanaka.