Shhweenustham 'u tu Quw'utsun Hwulmuhw
The People of the Warm Land Welcome You

With 4,600+ members, we are the largest single First Nation Band in British Columbia.

Our ‘warm land’ is located in the beautiful Cowichan Valley region on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. Learn about our history and culture, find out about the wide range of member services and check out the exciting projects and initiatives we have underway.

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Cowichan Tribes in the News

February 11, 2015

Cowichan Tribes is pleased construction has halted on Grace Islet, cautious about saying a deal to preserve the culturally sensitive site is done, and eager to put new protocols in place to ensure such a scenario doesn't arise again.

February 7, 2015

A B.C. First Nation tribe is taking on a major international fashion designer for selling knockoffs of their traditional sweater designs.Ralph Lauren is selling sweaters online with the name “Buffalo Full-Zip Cowichan” and the Vancouver Island tribe says the clothing, on sale for $200, is counterfeit.