Community Description

The Nuxalk Nation is the government of the Nuxalk people of Bella Coola, British Columbia. The Nuxalk Nation Administration (Band Office) is located in Bella Coola and provides community services by attaining funding primarily from Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC). Some of the services provided include access to Housing, Capital Works, Health & Wellness, Fisheries, Forestry, Social Development and more.

Treaty or Tribal Association


Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures

Nuxalk has the following Agreements: Coastal First Nations Great Bear Initiatives Society LNG Benefits Agreement (2016), Coastal First Nations Great Bear Initiatives Society Letter of Understanding on Environmental Quality and LNG Developments on the North Coast, and Skills Training & Employment (2016), Nuxalk Forest Consultation and Revenue Sharing Agreement (2013), and the Nuxalk First Nation Interim Agreement on Forest & Range Opportunities (2007). The Nuxalk have projects in forestry and tourism.

Community Details:

Vancouver Island & Coast
Nuxalk Nation
Formerly Bella Coola (Pre-1992) (Variation Of Bela Kula; Traditional Name Q'Umquots); Merged With Taleomy (1929) (Variation Taliumc, Tallio, Tallion, Tallium); Includes With Kemsquit (Variation Kinisquit, Kinisquitt) And
West Coast (Nanaimo)
2025.9 hectares

Contact Details:

Keith Hamilton CEO, Nuxalk Development Corporation
(250) 799-5613
(250) 799-5426
P.O. Box 65 Bella Coola, BC, Canada V0T 1C0
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