Community Description

The Aitchelitz First Nation, also known as the Aitchelitz Band, is a First Nations band government of the Sto:lo people, located at Sardis, British Columbia, Canada (Chilliwack). It is a member of the Sto:lo Nation Tribal Council

Economic Development Background

As a member of the Sto:lo Nation, Aitchelitz both participates in and receives a variety of economic development related services, including land development, research, resource management, and tourism services, through the economic development body, Sto:lo Community Futures. Additionally, Aitchelitz 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

Aitchelitz is engaged with the Provincial Government through several economic development related agreements, including a Consultation and Revenue Sharing Agreement, as well as a Strategic Engagement Agreement.

Community Details:

Lower Mainland Southwest
Variation Ahtsalitz; Part Of Chilliwack (Chillukweyuk); Meaning "Bottom"
Halq'eméylem hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ Hul’q’umi’num’
South Coast (Surrey)
564.9 hectares

Contact Details:

Angie Bailey Chief
(604) 792-2404
8161 Atchelitz Road Chilliwack, BC, Canada V2R 4H4
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