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

Tobacco Tax Meeting - January 15, 2015 at QCCC

Click on this link for Poster for Tobacco Tax meeting

2013-2014 Audited Financial Statements

A) Chief & Council Expenses

B) Consolidated Financial Statements

Jobs @ Cowichan Tribes

Click this link to view job postings at Cowichan Tribes.

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Cowichan Tribes in the News

January 15, 2014

Construction of Barry Slawsky’s retirement home on Grace Islet in the Gulf Islands stalled on Dec. 18, with the concrete foundation and walls in place. On Thursday, the province explained why: It has reached a tentative deal to buy his island in an 11th-hour bid to protect the ancient aboriginal cemetery that covers the property.

December 24, 2014

"If you can have the road, you don't need the water," Cowichan Elder Luschiim (Arvid Charlie) told North Cowichan councillors last Wednesday. He was reiterating Cowichan Tribes' previously stated refusal to back docks on individual properties in the Stoney Hill area. He addressed council, along with Cowichan Chief William Seymour, as North Cowichan was preparing to award the contract to build the controversial road into the isolated area.