Community Description

The Whispering Pines/Clinton Indian Band, also called the Pellt'iq't First Nation is a member of the Secwepemc (Shuswap) Nation, located in the Central Interior region of the Canadian province of British Columbia. Its main Indian reserve is located at Clinton, British Columbia.

Treaty or Tribal Association

Shuswap Nation Tribal Council

Economic Development Background

Whispering Pines' economic development activities lie in ranching, forestry, and extensive sport and hospitality services. They are overseen by the Chief and Council.

Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures

Economic activities include cattle and hay ranching. The centre features world-class facilities, including: a 5/8 mile motocross track (In partnership with the Greater Kamloops Motor Cross Association); rodeo grounds; racetrack; baseball diamonds; concessions; a playground; and convention/camping/RV facilities including 60 camping units and washroom/shower facilities. We promote packages available to suit all needs of recreational activities and special events. The Whispering Pines band is involved in an Economic Development Agreement with the Provincial Government.

Community Details:

Thompson Okanagan
Whispering Pines/Clinton
Formerly Clinton (Pre-1986); Traditional Name Pelltiq'T; Secwepemc
SecwepemctsĂ­n
Cariboo (Williams Lake)
http://www.wpcib.com/
565.2 hectares

Contact Details:

Wendy Parker Band Manager
(250) 579-5772
(250) 579-8367
615 Whispering Pines Drive Kamloops, BC, Canada V2B 8S4
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