Community Description

The Gitwangak Indian Band is a band government in the Skeena Country region of northwestern British Columbia, Canada. They Gitwangak people are part of the larger Gitxsan Nation.

Treaty or Tribal Association

Gitxsan

Economic Development Background

Gitwangak's economic development efforts are primarily the responsibility of the band's Chief and Council.

Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures

As a member of the Gitxsan Nation, Gitwangak engaged with the Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project in 2016.

Community Details:

North Coast
Gitwangak
Formerly Kitwanga (Pre-1980) (Variation Gitwangar, Kitwangagh, Kitwangar); Meaning "Place Of Rabbits"
Gitsenimx
Skeena (Smithers)
http://www.gitwangak.ca/
1571.9 hectares

Contact Details:

Teresa Maitland Finance Officer
(250) 849-5591
(250) 849-5353
P.O. Box 400 Kitwanga, BC, Canada V0J 2A0
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