Tsawout First Nation

Preferred Name:
Tsawout First Nation
Alternative Name:
Alternate Tetaihit; 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:423.40 ha
Chief:
Chief Harvey Underwood
Council:
Councillor Abraham Pelkey,
Councillor Bruce Underwood,
Councillor John Etzel,
Councillor John Wilson,
Councillor Karen Harry,
Councillor Mavis Underwood,
Councillor Samantha Etzel
Governance Structure:
Indian Act
Population (off First Nations land):388
Population (on First Nations land):532
Population Total:920
Address: P.O. Box 121
Saanichton
V8M 2C3
Economic Development Contact: Vance Rosling
Economic Development Officer
Vrosling@tsawout.ca
Fax: (250) 652-9114
Phone: (250) 652-9101
Treaty or Tribal Association
Independent
Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures
Tsawout is not party to any economic development related Agreements with the Provincial Government.
Economic Development Background
Tsawout's economic development activities are generally carried out by its Chief and Council