Treaty or Tribal Association

Hul'qumi'num Treaty Group

Economic Development Background

The Penelakut First Nation Chief and Council are the primary organization responsible for managing the community's economic development initiatives.

Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures

Penelakut is party to two Forestry Agreements with the Provincial Government.

Community Details:

Vancouver Island & Coast
Penelakut Tribe
Formerly Penelakut (Pre-March 2012); Variation Penal-A-Khut, Pen-Al-A-Khuts; Meaning "Something Buried"; Includes Yonkulah (Circa 1870S); Includes Lamalchi (1910) (Variation Lamalchas, Li-Mache, Limalches) & Tsussie (1910)
Halq'eméylem hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ Hul’q’umi’num’
West Coast (Nanaimo)
635.7 hectares

Contact Details:

Sharon Cross Councillor (Ec Dev Portfolio)
(250) 246-2321
(250) 246-2725
P.O. Box 360 Chemainus, BC, Canada V0K 1K0
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