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

With 4,800+ 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.


June 15, 2017
Community Input Requested - Short Survey
The Kwun'atsustul Mental Health Program is seeking your input into our programs and services in order to better meet your needs. We invite you to please take a few minutes to complete this survey before September 30, 2017.

June 15, 2017
Cowichan Tribes Youth Centre Summer Camp
Dates: July 4 - August 31, 2017
Times: Monday -Friday 9:30am-3:30pm
Ages: Cowichan Youth aged 12-18 years (on the first day of camp)
Location: 5526 River Road - Cowichan Tribes Youth Centre
The Youth Centre Summer camp will provide a variety of actives to participants at no cost. Some of the activities will include, swimming, sports and recreation, cultural teachings with elders and local knowledge holders, presentations from service/health providers, field trip and outings, art lessons, Hul'qumi'num classes
Registration Deadline: June 28, 2017
The camp will fill up on a first come first serve basis and then a wait list will be created. We often fill up very quickly so please make sure to fully complete your forms and email them to Toni.Williams(at) or drop off at the Ts'ewulhtun Health Centre front desk (5768 Allenby Road) or the Cowichan Tribes Youth Centre (5526 River Road).
If you have any questions or require additional information please feel free to contact Toni Williams.

June 1, 2017
camp cowichan

May 25, 2017
Cowichan Tribes Quw'utsun Tumuhw (Land Code) Vote Extended
The Ratification Vote will be held in accordance with the Cowichan Tribes Community Ratification Process (CTCRP) on June 21, 2017 to determine if Eligible voters approve the Cowichan Tribes Quw'utsun Tumuhw (Land Code) and the Individual Agreement. See details on Land Code Page

March 10, 2017
Matrimonial Real Property Law Survey
We invite all Cowichan Tribes members to participate in taking a short 5-question survey; all answers are confidential. Your input will help staff in drafting the matrimonial real property law. Please share this link with other members.


Jobs @ Cowichan Tribes

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Cowichan Tribes in the News

February 18th, 2017

Cowichan Tribes First Nation is contacting thousands of members across the Island and beyond to participate in a process toward self-government of their land.

November 2nd, 2016

Local officials got together on Nov. 2 to celebrate the completion of the dike system along the Cowichan River, the last phase of the Cowichan River flood-protection plan.

Community Calendar

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Upcoming Events
  • Late Night Vaccination Clinic

  • Youth Cultural Cooking Camp - Canning Fish

  • Treaty Coffee Hour

  • Youth Cultural Cooking Camp - Canning Fish

  • Strengthening Families Together

  • Cultural Cooking Camp - Jam