Community Description

The Yakweakwioose First Nation or Yakweakwioose Band is a band government of the Sto:lo people located in the Upper Fraser Valley region at Sardis, near Chilliwack, British Columbia.

Economic Development Background

Yakweakwioose Chief and Council are primarily responsible for the community's economic development efforts. Additionally, Yakweakwioose is a member of the Skowkale, Aitchelitz, and Yakweakwioose lands office, which handles the intersections between lands and economic development.

Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures

Yakweakwioose is party to a Strategic Engagement Agreement with the Provincial Government.

Community Details:

Lower Mainland Southwest
Yakweakwioose
Part Of Chilliwack Tribe (Chillukweyuk Tribe)
Halq'eméylem hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ Hul’q’umi’num’
South Coast (Surrey)
94.5 hectares

Contact Details:

Vivian Ferguson Secretary
(604) 824-0826
(604) 858-1775
RR 2, 7176 Chilliwack River Rd. Sardis, BC, Canada V2R 1B1
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