Okanagan Indian Band

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The Okanagan Indian Band is a First Nations government in the Canadian province of British Columbia, located in the city of Vernon in the northern Okanagan Valley. The band is a member government of the Okanagan Nation Alliance.

Population[edit]

As of October 2010, 809 of the Okanagan Band's population live on one of the band's own reserves, 430 men and 379 women, with 86 people living on reserves governed by other bands (36 men, 50 women). 900 people are living off-reserve. The band's total population is 1,795.[1]

Indian Reserves[edit]

Indian Reserves under the administration of the band are:[2]

Road blockade[edit]

On February 22, 2010 the Okanagan Indian Band began blockading Tolko Industries Ltd.'s access to the Browns Creek watershed.[9] The blockade is supported by the Union of BC Indian Chiefs.[10]

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