Community Description

The Mamalilikulla-Qwe'Qwa'Sot'Em Band is a First Nations band government based on northern Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. The home territory of the Mamalilikulla and Qwe-Qwa'Sot'Em groups of Kwakwaka'wakw was in the maze of islands and inlets of the eastern Queen Charlotte Strait region around the opening of Knight Inlet, mainly on Village Island, where their principal village Memkumlis is (often known by the name Mamalilikulla).

Treaty or Tribal Association

Kwakiutl District Council / Nanwakolas Council

Economic Development Background

Mamalilikulla-Qwe'Qwa'Sot'Em Band is pursuing economic development in tourism and through forestry agreements with the Province of BC.

Community Details:

Vancouver Island & Coast
Mamalilikulla-Qwe'Qwa'Sot'Em Band
Formerly Mamalillikulla (Pre-1985) (Variation Mahmalillikulla), Mamalelequala Que'Qua'Sot'Enox (1985); Amalgamated With Village Island
West Coast (Nanaimo)
232.4 hectares

Contact Details:

Chief Richard Sumner Chief
(250) 287-2955
(250) 287-4655
1441 A Old Island Hwy Campbell River, BC, Canada V9W 2E4
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