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.


January 31, 2016
Land Code Voting Dates
Voting Dates have been finalized. Please see our Land Code page for more information

January 20, 2016
Brennan Claim Ratification Vote
Information session scheduled regarding the Brennan Claim. For more info on the claim, please visit the Lands page. Documents are in PDF, please use Internet Browser Google Chrome to view
Brennan Claim Info Session


Jobs @ Cowichan Tribes

Click this link to view job postings at Cowichan Tribes.

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Cowichan Tribes in the News

October 7th, 2016

There is an upside to the powerful rain and wind storm so many are now cleaning up from. Its brought up river levels on the Cowichan River that was running dry.

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
  • Indigenous Water Laws Project Workship

  • Youth Self Defence Class

  • Treaty Community Working Group Meeting

  • Paint Night

  • Weaving Our Strengths II

  • Late Night Dental Clinic