Community Description

Saikuz First Nation is a Dalkeh Community in Central British Columbia. It's name is derived from the Dalkeh (Carrier) word "on the sand" and refers to the sandy soil on which the main community, IR 1 is located on the east end of Nulki Lake, 14 km south of Vanderhoof, BC

Treaty or Tribal Association

Carrier Sekani Tribal Council

Economic Development Background

SFN is committed to managing its resources in a sustainable manner and protecting its traditional way of life, while engaging in the modern world.

Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures

SFN currently operates two businesses, Tin Toh Forest Products Ltd., and SFN Catering, It manages its own fisheries, and, through its Natural Resources department, is enaged with the proponents of industrial projects in its traditional territory including: Pacific Northern Gas, TransCanada, Innergex Renewable Energy, and NewGold.

Community Details:

Nechako
Saik'uz First Nation
Includes Laketown (Post-1893); Formerly Stony Creek
Dakelh
Omineca (Prince George)
http://www.saikuz.com/
3235.7 hectares

Contact Details:

(250) 567-9293 ext 200
(250) 567-4336
135 Joseph Street Vanderhoof, BC, Canada V0J 3A1
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