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 

Membership staff would like you to come in and update your mailing address for this years Voter's list.   It is important to ensure that the Elections Officer has the most update information to send any information for this years Cowichan Tribes Elections.  Thank you.


Are you interested in voting in the next election coming on October 19, 2015?  We have someone from the Cowichan Voters Community Action group setting up a table and you can ask questions and get registered to vote on October 19, 2015.  You have to be 18 years old to vote.   Bring two (2) pieces of ID - BC Drivers License / BCID or 2 pieces of ID - 1 piece with your name & 1 piece with your name and address ex: Indian Status card with utility bill; Care Card with Shaw or Telus bill; debit card with bank statement.  

If your address isn't current, you will not receive mail in ballots.

Register to Vote in the Federal Election


Updated 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

Click this link to view job postings at Cowichan Tribes.

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Cowichan Tribes in the News

September 4th, 2015

Cowichan Lake Salmonid Enhancement Society (CLSES) members are excited: they’ve found chinook as well as coho fry this summer in some of the small creeks that flow into Cowichan Lake. According to Bob Crandall, president of the society, the group’s years of vigilance have paid off.

August 21st, 2015

The Pacific Salmon Foundation will provide more than $8,600 to help a huge Pacific salmon project in Lake Cowichan. The project is run by Cowichan Tribes as part of their Cowichan Chinook Early Run Abundance Assessment project.