Gitlaxt'aamix, also known as New Aiyansh, is the largest Nisga'a community and administrative capital of the Nisga'a Nation. It is located about 100km north of Terrace, in the heart of traditional Nisga'a territory, the Nass River Valley
Treaty or Tribal Association
Nisga'a Lisims Government
Economic Development Background
The Nisga'a Lisims Government Economic Development Department coordinates the Nisga'a Nation's economic development approach, managing the abundant natural resources, building capacity, and creating an economy geared towards long term sustainability.The primary industries in the Nass Valley are fishing and forestry, which are complemented by employment in the government, education, and healthcare sectors
Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures
Nisga'a businesses include: the Nisga'a Pacific Ventures LP, Nass Area Properties LP, Lisims Communications LP, Lisims Forest Resources LP, Nisga'a Fisheries LP. The Nisga'a Nation has also collaborated with the Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project, the Cascade River Hydro Project, and has signed an Economic and Community Development Agreement with the Provincial Government.