Community Description

Xa'xtsa First Nation are a band government of the In-SHUCK-ch Nation, a subgroup of the larger St'at'imc people, also referred to as Lower Stl'atl'imx. Xa'xtsa is made up of two communities: Port Douglas, which is situated at the northern end of Little Harrison Lake, and Tipella which is on the west side of the Lillooet River. We strive to be the community that our members call home. We will create and maintain a healthy life-style-sufficiency, promotion of Ucwalmicwts and our culture.

Economic Development Background

The Chief and Council generally oversee the community's Economic Development efforts.

Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures

Xa'xsta operates the Sloquet Hot Springs, which are a tourist location and campsite located within its traditional territory. Additionally, Xa'xsta is party to a Clean Energy Business Fund Revenue Sharing Agreement for the Tretheway Creek Power Project, as well as to a Forestry and Range Agreement, both with the Provincial Government

Community Details:

Lower Mainland Southwest
Alternatively Douglas; Variation Port Douglas; Originally Part Of Douglas Tribe (Circa 1880S);
South Coast (Surrey)
432.3 hectares

Contact Details:

Chief Donald Harris Chief
(604) 935-0735
(604) 894-0019
7311 James St., Unit C Mission, BC, Canada V2V 3V5
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