Nuchatlaht

Preferred Name:
Nuchatlaht
Alternative Name:
Variation Nooch-Ahtl-Aht, Nuchatlitz (Circa 1881); Esperanza Inlet
Language:
Nuučaan̓uɫ
BC Regional Office:
West Coast (Nanaimo)
Region:
Vancouver Island & Coast
Reserve Land Area:92.20 ha
Chief:
Chief Walter Michael
Council:
Councillor Archie Little,
Councillor Audrey Smith,
Councillor Jordan Michael
Governance Structure:
Custom Electoral System
Address: P.O. Box 40
Zeballos
V0P 2A0
Community Description
Nuchatlaht is a small community located approximately 3 hours west of Campbell River in a remote portion of Vancouver Island. It is a member of the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council which consists of 14 communities along the western portion of Vancouver Island. Nuchatlaht has approximately 20 members living on-reserve and a total membership of 162.
Treaty or Tribal Association
Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council
Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures
Nuchalalt is looking to possibly establish a Revenue Sharing Agreement with the Province of BC, continue with the implementation of current business plans for a fishing charter, and maintain their fishing boat and portable sawmill.