Community Description

The Lhtako Dene Nation is part of the Dakehl (or Southern Carrier) Nation in the Athapaskan language group. Our main community is located just south of Quesnel, BC

Treaty or Tribal Association

Carrier Chilcotin Tribal Council

Economic Development Background

Economic Development is generally the responsibility of the Lhtako Dene Chief and Council.

Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures

Lhtako Dene has a Relationship Agreement in place with the Barkerville Gold Mine. Through an agreement with the Provincial Government, Lhtako Dene also began construction of a Biomass Energy Pellet plant. It also has a Clean Energy Business Fun Revenue Sharing Agreement with the Province regarding the Castle Mountain Hydro Project.

Community Details:

Lhtako Dene Nation
Formerly Quesnel (Pre-1988), Red Bluff (1988-2010)
Cariboo (Williams Lake)
682.7 hectares

Contact Details:

Gary Yablonski Band Administrator/ Operations Director
(250) 747-2900 ext 301
(250) 747-1341
P.O. Box 4693 Quesnel, BC, Canada V2J 3J9
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