Community Description

The Nisga'a Nation Village of Gingolx is nestled in the mountains of the beautiful Nass River, so if you need to just get away from the hustle and bustle of city life or to just take a nice break, come visit beautiful Gingolx. A place that has something to do for everyone, Trails to hike, fishing for salmon, halibut, or crab. The residents here are always willing to help, ask anyone for help and you will normally find what you are looking for.

Treaty or Tribal Association

Nisga'a Lisims Government

Economic Development Background

The Gingolx Village Government operates the Gingolx Development Corporation, whose mandate is to develop and manage community-based projects for the village of Gingolx.

Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures

The Gingolx Development Corporation operates projects such as: Harbor Improvement, a new fuel station, the up-keeping and maintenance of the Kincolith Community Hall, the cable network and, most recently, the Spirit of Gingolx ferry for charters and tourism. With the new road into the village of Kincolith, the Gingolx Development Corporation anticipates an increase in tourism projects in the near future.

Community Details:

North Coast
Gingolx Village Government
Formerly Kincolith (Date Unknown) And Then Gingolx First Nation (Pre-2000); Part Of Nass River People; Signed Nisga'A Treaty (2002); Meaning "The Place Of The Skulls"
Nisga’a
Skeena (Smithers)
http://www.gingolx.ca/
2891 hectares

Contact Details:

Les Clayton Chief Administrative Officer
(250) 326- 4212
(250) 326-4208
1304 Broad St. Kincolith, BC, Canada V0V 1B0
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