Community Description

Prophet River First Nation is located 100km south of Fort Nelson on mile 233 the world-famous Alaska Highway. The reserve is 924 acres in size. The traditional territory of the Prophet River First Nation is situated mainly in the boreal forest region of northeastern British Columbia.

Treaty or Tribal Association

Treaty 8 First Nations

Economic Development Background

Prophet River First Nations seeks economic development opportunities that will help improve the quality of life for its membership.

Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures

Prophet River First Nations has engaged in a number of economic development agreements with the Province of British Columbia, covering forestry, long term oil and gas, wildlife management, and collaborative management of provincial parks.

Community Details:

Prophet River Band, Dene Tsaa Tse K'Nai First Nation
Adhered To Treaty No. 8 (1910) As Part Of Sicanees Of Fort Nelson; Split Into Fort Nelson And Prophet River (1974); Prophet River Band, Dene Tsaa Tse K'Nai First Nation (1974-2004)
Northeast (Fort St. John)
373.9 hectares

Contact Details:

Chief Lynette Tsakoza Chief
(250) 773-6555
(250) 773-6556
P.O. Box 3250 Fort Nelson, BC, Canada V0C 1R0
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