Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations

Preferred Name:
Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations
Alternative Name:
Formerly Clayoquot (Pre-1989) (Variation Clao-Qu-Aht, Tlaoquiaht); Meaning "People Of Other Tribes"
BC Regional Office:
West Coast (Nanaimo)
Vancouver Island & Coast
Reserve Land Area:347.80 ha
Chief Elmer Frank
Councillor Anna Masso, Councillor Barney Williams, Councillor Desmond Tom, Councillor Elmer Frank, Councillor Francis Frank, Councillor Ivy Robinson, Councillor Joseph David, Councillor Moses Martin, Councillor Tammy Dorward, Councillor Thomas George
Governance Structure:
First Nations Elections Act
Address: P.O. Box 18
V0R 2Z0
Community Description

The Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation and Administration is located on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, in Tofino, British Columbia. The Tla-o-qui-aht Nation and its people, are a nation with over 1200 Members. The Administration is comprised of about 50 employees that continues to grow as the Tla-o-qui-aht Nation’s Lands, Economic, and local growth continues. As a traditionally strong nation, our teachings continue to honour our traditional Governance of our Ha’wiih (Hereditary Chiefs), and in doing so we provide service to our members to care, and promote our traditional values.

Treaty or Tribal Association
Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council