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

With 4,900+ 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.


August 10, 2017
Correct mailing information required for upcoming elections

Cowichan Tribes had over 300 packages returned for the Land Code vote. With the upcoming elections we urge members to please make sure your mailing address is up to date and correct. To update your information please contact Jen Charlie at 250-748-3196 or email her at jen.charlie(at)

update info


August 3, 2017
Call for Applications to the QKE Board of Directors
Quw’utsun Kw’atlkwa Enterprise is accepting applications to serve on its volunteer Board of Directors to fill three (3) vacancies. Please click here for more information

July 6, 2017
Category 2 Fire Regulation in effect
Please click poster for details

June 28, 2017
Land Code Voting Results
Please click here to see the Final Notice regarding the Land Code Voting results. If you have any questions feel free to contact Rowena Edwards or Amanda Peter at 250-748-3196 
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.

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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

To view the full calendar click here

Upcoming Events
  • Family Movie Night

  • Family Wellness Day and Community BBQ

  • Late Night Dental Clinic

  • Late Night Dental Clinic

  • Late Night Dental Clinic

  • Native Sobriety Group