Shhweenustham 'u tu Quw'utsun Hwulmuhw
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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.
Tobacco Tax Meeting - January 15, 2015 at QCCC
2013-2014 Audited Financial Statements
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Cowichan Tribes in the News
The people have spoken. The Nature Conservancy of Canada has listened.The cross is being returned to its perch high atop Mount Tzouhalem.The NCC announced its decision Tuesday after taking a few weeks to consult with the community. "There was definitely a strong indication from the community that this is what they wanted," NCC B.C. communications manager Lesley Neilson said. "It verified our common feeling on the ground."
It has taken months for the provincial government to respond to public outcry over a luxury home being built on a First Nations cemetery on Grace Islet, near Saltspring Island. Now, a notice of title claim has been announced by Cowichan Tribes and the Ministry of Forests has confirmed it has a mandate to resolve the issue with First Nations and the landowner. It has also appointed two mediators to work with landowner Barry Slawsky and First Nations leaders.