Community Description

The Kwakiutl First Nation is a First Nations government with Traditional Territory in northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia, near Port Hardy in the Queen Charlotte Strait region.

Treaty or Tribal Association

Kwakiutl District Council

Economic Development Background

Kwakiutl First Nation is looking to meet and network with partners who may be interested in developing projects/partnerships in the Port Hardy area. They are looking for partners that support their intent to protect the land, water air and environment.

Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures

Kwakiutl is party to a Letter of Intent on Consultation, with the Provincial Government. This Agreement lays out a framework for consultation and partnership builing, giving the Nation leverage to participate in progressive economic developments that improve the livelihoods of its members.

Community Details:

Vancouver Island & Coast
Includes Of The Quakeolth Tribe Of The Douglas Treaty (1851); Kwawkewlth (Pre-1964) (Variation Kaw-Liskwaw-Kewlth, Includes Quisheilla (1896)); Amalgamated With Nahkwockto & Quawshelah (1964); Split Into Tsulquate & Kwawewlth (1981); Fort Rupert;
West Coast (Nanaimo)
502.1 hectares

Contact Details:

Norman Champagne Manager
(250) 949-6012
(250) 949-6066
P.O. Box 1440 Port Hardy, BC, Canada V0N 2P0
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