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Wet'suwet'en First Nation

Wet’suwet’en First Nation

The website for the Wet’suwet’en First Nation can be found here:

The Wet’suwet’en First Nation (No. 725), is located west of Burns Lake in the central interior of British Columbia.  It was formerly known as the Broman Lake Indian Band and is still usually referred to as Broman Lake, although this is no longer its official name.  Members speak the Witsuwit’en dialect of Babine-Witsuwit’en, a Northern Athabaskan language.  The main community is Palling Indian Reserve No. 1.

Approximately 150 members live on and off Reserve lands.  The Wet’suwet’en First Nation was formerly part of the Omineca Band.  In 1984 the Omineca Band split into the Broman Lake and Nee-Tahi-Buhn bands.  The Skin Tayi band later split off from Nee-Tahi-Buhn.

The current Council is:

    * Chief Vivian Tom
    * Councillor
    * Councillor

Please visit: INAC Profile web page for Wet’suwet’en First Nation for more information.

The Traditional Territory of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation can be viewed in the following map.  CLICK HERE to open the PDF file.

Wet’suwet’en First Nation
P.O. Box 760
Burns Lake, BC  V0J 1E0

Phone: 250.698.7307
Fax: 250.698.7480