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Quatsino First Nation

The Quatsino First Nation was amalgamated from five tribes, T’latsinuxw, Huyalas, Gusgimukw, Gob’inuxw, and Qwat’sinuxw. In 1972, the Quatsino people relocated to the Quattishe IR#18, which is 18 kms northwest of Port Hardy B.C and 2 min from the town of Coal Harbour, BC.

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The Quatsino First Nation was amalgamated from five tribes, T’latsinuxw, Huyalas, Gusgimukw, Gob’inuxw, and Qwat’sinuxw. In 1972, the Quatsino people relocated, to get education, employment and be near the hospital. It is known as Quattishe IR#18, which is 18 kms northwest of Port Hardy B.C and 2 min from the town of Coal Harbour B.C.

Our community has three hereditary chiefs, one elected chief and four elected council members.

Our band population is 448 people of which 182 members live on reserve and 266 live off. Quatsino First Nation has 36 families that live on reserve.

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