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 

Water Restriction notice


2015-2016 Fishing Regulations

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



Jobs @ Cowichan Tribes

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Cowichan Tribes in the News

June 12th, 2015

Lots of activities offer family fun at the 125th annual Cowichan Water Sports Celebration June 17-21. Starting Wednesday, June 17 with the Baby Olympics in the Siem Lelum gym starting at 2 pm, the fun continues Thursday and Friday with soccer in the nearby fields. Games start at 4 pm June 18 and 9 am June 19.

June 3rd, 2015

Watering restrictions will be the same for everyone in the Cowichan Valley this summer. The region's local governments, the City of Duncan, Municipality of North Cowichan, Town of Ladysmith, Town of Lake Cowichan, Cowichan Valley Regional District and Cowichan Tribes, have gotten together to create one set of rules for everybody.