First Nations

The Vancouver Island North region is located on the Traditional Territories of the Kwakwaka’wakw people. U’mista Cultural Centre in Alert Bay is the region’s most comprehensive cultural centre.

U’mista Cultural Centre in Alert Bay is the region’s most comprehensive cultural centre with a tremendous source of local information. As well, if you are interested in learning more about how to pronounce First Nation and Tribe names please visit here.


First Nations NameLocationAddressWebsite
Da’naxda’xw-Awaetlala First NationNew VancouverBox 521, Alert Bay, V0N
Da’naxda’xw-Awaetlala First NationNew VancouverBox 330, Alert Bay, BC V0N
Dzawada’enuxw First NationKingcome VillageGeneral Delivery Kingcome Inlet, BC V0N
Gwawaenuk TribeHopetownBox 344, Port McNeill, BC V0N

Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw NationTsulquateBox 998, Port Hardy, BC V0N
Kwakiutl First NationFort RupertBox 1440, Port Hardy, BC V0N
Kwikwasut’inuxw Haxwa’mis First NationHealth Bay (Gilford Island)Box 10, Alert Bay, BC V0N
Mamalilikulla First NationVillage Island1441B – 16 Ave Campbell River, BC V9W
Mowachaht/Muchalaht First NationGold RiverPO Box 459, Gold River, V0P
‘Namgis First NationAlert BayBox 210, Alert Bay, BC V0N
NuxalkBox 65Box 65, Bella Coola, V0T 1C0
Quatsino First NationCoal Harbour305 Quattishe Road Coal Harbour, BC V0N
Tlatlasikwala First NationHope IslandBox 339 Port Hardy, BC, V0N
Tsilhqot'in National GovernmentPrimary Office 253 Fourth Ave. North253 Fourth Ave, Williams Lake, V2G
Tlowitsis NationTurnour Island1345 Bute Crescent Campbell River, BC V9H
Ulkatcho First NationAnahim LakeBox 3430, Anahim Lake, BC V0L
We Wai Kai NationCampbell River690 Headstart Crescent, Campbell River, BC V9H
Wei Wai Kum NationCampbell River1650 Old Spit Road Campbell River, BC V9W
Wuikinuxv NationWuikinuxv VillageBag 3500, Port Hardy, BC V0N