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Lil’wat Nation

Líl̓wat Nation is a progressive First Nations community located 7 km north of Pemberton, BC. near beautiful Mount Currie, known a T'szil in the Uclwalmicwts language

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Líl̓wat Nation is a progressive First Nations community located 7 km north of Pemberton, BC. With a membership of almost 2,200 people — approximately 1,450 of whom live in the community — the Líl̓wat Nation is the third largest First Nation in British Columbia.
The Nation is striving towards self-determination for, and by, its citizens by continuing to exert control over its Traditional Territory and resources. With economic development focused on land and resource management, Líl̓wat Nation is building the economic foundation for a sustainable community by exploring opportunities in retail, forestry, agriculture, energy projects and construction.

Líl̓wat Nation’s government, headed by an elected chief, a cultural chief and an 11-person council, is committed to transparency and employs best practices in all aspects of governance.
The Líl’wat Nation is a separate and distinct nation with linguistic, cultural, familial and political ties to the St’át’imc Nation. Lil’wat Nation traditional territory extends south to Rubble Creek, north to Gates Lake, east to the Upper Stein Valley and west to the coastal inlets of the Pacific Ocean.

An Interior Salish people, the Lílwat7úl have called their territory home since time immemorial. The majority of Lílwat7úl live near beautiful Mount Currie, known asT’szil in Uclwalmicwts, the language of the Lílwat7úl.

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