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.

Important Bulletins

Important notice to all Cowichan Tribes members

Cowichan Tribes Membership Code BBQ 

Cowichan Tribes Custom Election Law


Tobacco Tax Click on this link to see when the next Tobacco Tax distribution will be.


2016-2017 Fishing Regulations

For more information about the fishing regulations call the Lands & Governance building at 250-748-3196 ext. 221 

Jobs @ Cowichan Tribes

Click this link to view job postings at Cowichan Tribes.

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Cowichan Tribes in the News

February 17th, 2016

Organizers expect Sunday’s Coast Salish First Nations Day festivities will be an unprecedented chance to share knowledge with and learn about the region’s aboriginal peoples. Participants can listen to Hul’qumi’num and Sencoten elders recount thousand-year-old stories, witness the Tzinquaw dancers perform ancient Coast Salish dances and drumming, learn about the living tradition of reef-net fishing and try their hand at cedar weaving.

February 10th, 2016

Three aboriginal organizations in Duncan will share $120,000 in provincial funding for programs dealing with domestic violence. The Ministry of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation is providing $310,000 to seven aboriginal organizations on Vancouver Island for culture-based domestic violence programs.