Community Description

The Campbell River First Nation (Wei Wai Kum) are a band government based at the city of Campbell River. As part of the Wei Wai Kum First Nation, the Campbell River Indian Band provides housing opportunities, education, health care information and ongoing support for Band members. They also provide important opportunities for young people to learn about Wei Wai Kum culture and customs through traditional native dance and language classes.The Campbell River Indian Band is an integral part of the social fabric of Campbell River, participating in community functions and including the community in traditional First Nations celebrations.

Treaty or Tribal Association

Laich-Kwil-Tach Treaty Society / Nanwakolas Council

Economic Development Background

Wei Wai Kum has enjoyed success with a variety of economic development projects including the Campbell River Cruise Ship Terminal, Discovery Harbour Marina and Shopping Centre, House of Treasures native art and gift shop and the Thunderbird Campground. The Band is always receptive to new project ideas; please contact us for more information.

Community Details:

Vancouver Island & Coast
Wei Wai Kum
Alternate Campbell River Indian Band (Variation We-Way-Akum, We-Wai-A-Kum, Wiwaiaikim); Alternate Ahmahoo (Circa 1881); Named After Dr. Samuel Campbell; Part Of The Laichquiltach
West Coast (Nanaimo)
203.3 hectares

Contact Details:

Robert Pollard Chief
(250) 286-6949
(250) 287-8838
1400 Weiwaikum Rd. Campbell River, BC, Canada V9W 5W8
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