Tsartlip

Preferred Name:
Tsartlip
Alternative Name:
Variation Chawilp; Formerly Part Of Saanich (Pre-1957); Includes North Saanich Tribe Of The Douglas Treaty (1852)
Language:
Lkwungen, Malchosen, Semiahmoo, SENĆOŦEN, T’Sou-ke
BC Regional Office:
West Coast (Nanaimo)
Region:
Vancouver Island & Coast
Reserve Land Area:333.80 ha
Chief:
Chief Don Tom
Council:
Councillor Gord Sr. Elliott, Councillor Howard Morris, Councillor Ian Sam, Councillor Joni Olsen, Councillor Paul Sr. Sam, Councillor Philip Tom, Councillor Simon Jr. Smith, Councillor Verna Ellsworth, Councillor William Morris
Governance Structure:
Indian Act
Address: P.O. Box 70, 800 Stelly's X-Road
Brentwood Bay
V8M 1R3
Community Description

Tsartlip First Nation is one of five communities that constitute the W̱SÁNEĆ Nation. Located on the west side of the Saanich Peninsula, in Saanich territory on Vancouver Island. The W̱SÁNEĆ people have lived on these lands since time immemorial. The main administrative offices are located in Brentwood Bay.

Treaty or Tribal Association
Independent