Uchucklesaht First Nation

The Uchucklesaht First Nation is a First Nations government based on the west coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia

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The Uchucklesaht Tribe has two villages that are situated approximately 24 miles down the Barkley Sound, southwest from Port Alberni. The first village is immediately past the Uchucklesaht Inlet on the West side of Barkley Sound, named “Cowishulth”. The second village is located at the head of Uchucklesaht Inlet and is named “Hilthatis”.

In 2006 Premier Gordon Campbell, the Honorable Jim Prentice, the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and the Five Chiefs representing the Maa-nulth First Nations on Vancouver Island witnessed the joint initialling of the third final agreement reached under the British Columbia Treaty Process.