Penelakut Indian Band

The Penelakut First Nation is the band government of the Penelakut people on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada.

Member governments[]

The six tribes of The Penelakut First Nation are Chemainus First Nation, Cowichan Tribes, Halalt First Nation, Lake Cowichan First Nation, Lyackson First Nation, and Penelakut Tribe. All of the member tribes speak the Hul'qumi'num language.[1][2]

Treaty Process[]



INAC number, 650 the Penelakut has 859 members.[3]

Economic Development[]

Social, Educational and Cultural Programs and Facilities[]

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  3. ^ "Penelakut". Government of Canada. Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. 2009. Retrieved September 16, 2018.