Hesquiaht

Preferred Name:
Hesquiaht
Alternative Name:
Variation Hesquiat; Meaning "People Of The Sound Made By Eating Herring Eggs Off Eel Grass"
Language:
Nuučaan̓uɫ
BC Regional Office:
West Coast (Nanaimo)
Region:
Vancouver Island & Coast
Reserve Land Area:320.50 ha
Chief:
Chief Charles Brevin
Council:
Councillor Preston Campbell, Councillor April Charleson, Councillor Constant Charelson, Councillor Joy Charleson, Councillor Kayla Lucas, Councillor Linus Lucas
Governance Structure:
Custom Electoral System
Address: P.O. Box 2000
Tofino
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Community Description

The Hesquiaht First Nation is a Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations band government based on the west coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. Hesquiaht First Nation is the most northerly and also the most remote of the Nuu-chah-nulth Nations in the Clayoquot Sound. We are surrounded by natural wonders and opportunities to explore nature at every corner. Hot Springs Cove is located 30 nautical miles away from Tofino, BC.

Treaty or Tribal Association
Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council