Community Description

The Shxw'ow'hamel First Nation is a band government of the Sto:lo people located in the Upper Fraser Valley region near Hope, British Columbia, Canada. Our goal is to support each other on working towards a healthy, educated, cultural and self-sufficient community.

Economic Development Background

Economic and Community Development activities are generally lead by the the Chief and Council as well as the Band Management.

Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures

Shxw'ow'hamel First Nation is engaged with the Provincial Government in a Strategic Engagement Agreement which covers economic development prioirities and practices.

Community Details:

Lower Mainland Southwest
Shxw'ow'hamel First Nation
Formerly Ohamil (Variation Ohaunil)
Halq'eméylem hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ Hul’q’umi’num’
South Coast (Surrey)
372.1 hectares

Contact Details:

Alfred James Community Development Officer
(604) 869-2627
(604) 869-9903
58700 St. Elmo Road Hope, BC, Canada V0X 1L2
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