Dzawada'enuxw

Preferred Name:
Dzawada'enuxw
Alternative Name:
Variation Tsah-Waw-Ti-Neuch, Toa-Waw-Ti-E-Neuh; Formerly Tsawawtaineuch; Part Of Gilford Island
Language:
Kwak̓wala
BC Regional Office:
West Coast (Nanaimo)
Region:
Vancouver Island & Coast
Reserve Land Area:218.00 ha
Chief:
Chief Willie Alvin Moon
Council:
Councillor Lucielle B.A. Puglas,
Councillor Melissa M.A. Willie,
Councillor Midori Nicolson,
Councillor Tania Gayle Dick
Governance Structure:
Custom Electoral System
Population (off First Nations land):455
Population (on First Nations land):78
Population Total:533
Address: General Delivery
Kingcome Inlet
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Economic Development Contact: Bobbi Smith
Band Administrator
bsmith@kingcome.ca
Fax: (250) 974-3005
Phone: (250) 974-3013
Community Description
The Dzawada'enuxw First Nation is a First Nations band government in the Queen Charlotte Strait region north of northern Vancouver Island .
Treaty or Tribal Association
Musgamagw Dzawada'enuxw Tribal Council
Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures
Tswataineuk has long sustained itself through a vibrant and productive fishing economy. The community has two Forestry Agreements with the Province of British Columbia, in relation to consulation and revenue sharing.
Economic Development Background
Tsawataineuk's economic development activities are generally carried out by its Chief and Council