Community Description

The Da'naxda'xw Nation is a First Nation government in northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Its main community is in Alert Bay, in the Queen Charlotte Strait region.

Treaty or Tribal Association

Kwakiutl District Council / Nanwakolas Council

Economic Development Background

The economic development initiatives of the Da'naxda'xw First Nation are generally carried out by the Chief and Council, with the goal of improving the livelihoods of its membership and bringing prosperity to the community.

Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures

Da'naxda'xw First Nation is party to the Da'naxda'xw/ Awaetlala Forest Consultation and Revenue Sharing Agreement (2014) and the Da'naxda'xw/ Awaetlala First Nation Interim Agreement on Forest Opportunities (2006).

Community Details:

Vancouver Island & Coast
Da'naxda'xw First Nation
Formerly Tanockteuch (Variation Tanakteuk, Tanakteuk, Ta-Noch-Teuch); Knight'S Inlet (Circa 1880'S); Includes Ah-Wah-Eit-La (Variation Ahwaheitlata); Alternate Da'Naxda'Xw Awaetlatla Nation
West Coast (Nanaimo)
317.9 hectares

Contact Details:

Elizabeth Davidson Economic Development Officer
(250) 974-2703
(250) 974-2706
P.O. Box 330 Alert Bay, BC, Canada V0N 1A0
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