Yuu_u_i__at_ Government

Preferred Name:
Yuu_u_i__at_ Government
Alternative Name:
Formerly Ucluelet (Variation Ewl-Hwilh-Aht); Alternate Yuu-Cluth-Ahts (Alternate Yuu-Cluth-Aht)
Language:
Nuučaan̓uɫ
BC Regional Office:
West Coast (Nanaimo)
Region:
Vancouver Island & Coast
Reserve Land Area:199.30 ha
Chief:
President Leslie Doiron
Council:
Legislative Member Alan Mccarthy,
Legislative Member Gordon Taylor,
Legislative Member Jeneva Touchie,
Legislative Member Jordan Touchie,
Legislative Member Melody Charlie,
Legislative Member Richard Mundy
Governance Structure:
Maa-nulth First Nations Final Agreement
Address: P.O. Box 699
Ucluelet
V0R 3A0
Community Description
The Ucluelet First Nation, is the government of the Yuu_u_i__at_ people, located on the west coast of Vancouver Island on the northwest side of Barkley Sound. The Yuu_u_i__at_ Government believes that a healthy and prosperous future requires the nation and its members to pursue development that is socially, economically, and environmentally sustainable and free of political influence.
Treaty or Tribal Association
Maa-nulth First Nations
Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures
Yuu_u_i__at_ Government has fee simple ownership of their treaty settlement lands and also own the rights to subsurface resources. Their economic development corporation, YFN Holdings LP, holds a portfolio of showcase businesses, including an oceanfront resort, two gift shops, a surf shop and cafe, and a 35 room motel in Ucluelet. They are looking to connect with companies and communities interested in exciting and lucrative opportunities abound in tourism, residential development, forestry and fisheries in a world class location.