Preferred Name:
Alternative Name:
Variation Chawilp; Formerly Part Of Saanich (Pre-1957); Includes North Saanich Tribe Of The Douglas Treaty (1852)
Lkwungen, Malchosen, Semiahmoo, SENĆOŦEN, T’Sou-ke
BC Regional Office:
West Coast (Nanaimo)
Vancouver Island & Coast
Reserve Land Area:333.80 ha
Chief Don Tom
Councillor Lawrence Bartleman, Councillor Jeanine Cooper, Councillor Gordon Elliott Sr. , Councillor Verna Ellsworth, Councillor Howard Morris, Councillor Curtis Olsen, Councillor Joseph Seward, Councillor Simon Smith Jr. , Councillor Philip Tom
Governance Structure:
Indian Act
Population Total:1051
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