The Hagwilget Village First Nation is a First Nations band government of the Wet'suwet'en subgroup of the Dakelh (Carrier) people, located at Hagwilget, British Columbia, Canada, which is just east of Hazelton, British Columbia. The village stands at the transition between the mild and wet coastal climate of the Skeena River valley and the drier, more extreme interior.
Treaty or Tribal Association
Independent and Office of the Wet'suwet'en Society
Economic Development Background
Hagwilget Village does not operate a separate Development Corporation, but its Economic Development Department manages the business affairs of the community.
Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures
The Economic Development Department is in the process of working on the Hagwilget Cultural Revitalization project. The goal of the program is to provide community members with the opportunity, skills and knowledge required to produce good quality native crafts to put on the market.