Naut'sa mawt Tribal Council

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Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council is a First Nations Tribal Council located in British Columbia, Canada, with offices in Tsawwassen and Nanaimo. NmTC advises and assists its 11-member Nations in the areas of Community Planning, Economic Development, Financial Management, Governance and Technical Services (which includes community infrastructure, capital projects, housing development and inspections, water quality and emergency preparedness.)[1] NmTC is also actively involved in fostering dialogue and understanding between its members and their neighbouring communities.

The member Nations of the region span the Strait of Georgia, touch the Strait of Juan de Fuca and encompass eastern and southern Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland and the Sunshine Coast.

The head office of the Tribal Council is on Snuneymuxw First Nation lands in Nanaimo. A mainland office is located on Tsawwassen First Nation lands near the Tsawwassen area of the city of Delta.[2]

Member governments[edit]

Board of directors[edit]

In 2012-13 the Tribal Council Board is composed of:


  • Doug White, Snuneymuxw First Nation - Chair
  • Terry Sampson, Stz'uminus First Nation - Vice-Chair
  • Gordon Planes, T'Sou-ke First Nation - Secretary Treasurer [5]

Other Directors[edit]

  • Bryce Williams, Tsawwassen First Nation
  • Lawrence Mitchell, Nanoose First Nation
  • Russell Harry, Malahat First Nation
  • James Delorme, Klahoose First Nation
  • James Thomas, Halalt First Nation
  • Carleen Thomas, Tsleil-Waututh First Nation
  • Bill Blaney, Homalco First Nation
  • Walter Paul, Sliammon First Nation [5]

Klahowya online newspaper[edit]

NmTC publishes an online newspaper, Klahowya - the voice of the member nations of the Naut'sa mawt Tribal Council."[6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "About Us". Naut'sa mawt Tribal Council. Retrieved 2012-12-13. 
  2. ^ "Tribal Council Detail". Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada. Retrieved 2012-12-13. 
  3. ^ "Stz'uminus First Nation". stz’ Retrieved 2012-12-13. 
  4. ^ "Member Nations". Naut'sa mawt Tribal Council. Retrieved 2012-12-13. 
  5. ^ a b "Board of Directors". Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council. Retrieved 2012-12-13. 
  6. ^ "Klahowya - Welcome to Klahowya - the voice of the member nations of the Naut'sa mawt Tribal Council". Retrieved 2012-12-13. 

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