Preferred Name:
Alternative Name:
Amalgamated With Kelsemaht (Variation Kelsemart, Kel-Sem-Aht) (1951) & Manhouset (Variation Manhousaht, Manhauset); Meaning "Facing Opposite From The Ocean"
BC Regional Office:
West Coast (Nanaimo)
Vancouver Island & Coast
Reserve Land Area:565.60 ha
Chief John Rampanen
Angus Campbell, Chrystal Campbell, John Campbell, Sabrina Campbell, Herbert Dick, Gerald Frank-Perry, Marletta Kaloucokovale, P. Guy Louie Sr, Ramona Mark, Lawrence Swan, Allisson Thomas, Walter Thomas
Governance Structure:
Custom Electoral System
Population Total:2218
Address: General Delivery
V0R 1A0
Community Description

The Ahousaht First Nation is a First Nation government based on the west coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada, focused on the community of Ahousaht, British Columbia. It is the largest member of the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council. Ahousaht members live all across Vancouver Island, on the Mainland of BC, and even in parts of Washington State. Its administrative centre, the village of Maaqutusiis, is located on Flores Island, near Tofino, and is the primary home of the people of Ahousaht.

Contact administration office at info@ahousaht.ca
Phone: 250-670-9563 or 250-670-9531/Toll Free: 1-800-991-1433 

Treaty or Tribal Association
Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council