Tsinstikeptum Indian Reserve No. 9

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Tsinstikeptum 9, usually referred to as Tsinstikeptum Indian Reserve No. 9, is one of two Indian Reserves of the Westbank First Nation located adjacent to West Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. It and Tsinstikeptum Indian Reserve No. 10 are jointly normally referred to as the Westbank Indian Reserve. Tsinstikeptum Indian Reserve No. 9 is located six miles southwest of Kelowna proper, adjacent to McDougall Creek.[1] The reserve is 641.80 ha. in area.[2] The southernmost portion of the reserve lies on the shores of Okanagan Lake.


In the Canada 2011 Census, Tsinstikeptum 9 had a population of 5,882, making it Canada's second-most populous Indian reserve that is designated as a census subdivision (following Six Nations 40 in Ontario).[3] However, the majority of Tsinstikeptum 9's residents are non-aboriginal.[citation needed] The total registered population of the Westbank First Nation among all five of its reserves, including off-reserve members, is only 784.[4]

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  1. ^ "Tsinstikeptum Indian Reserve 9". BC Geographical Names.
  2. ^ Indian and Northern Affairs Canada Reserves/Villages/Settlements detail, Westbank First Nation
  3. ^ Population and dwelling counts, for Canada and census subdivisions (municipalities) with 5,000-plus population, 2011 and 2006 censuses: Statistics Canada
  4. ^ Indian and Northern Affairs Canada "First Nation profile: Westbank First Nation Archived 2016-03-06 at the Wayback Machine.

Coordinates: 49°51′N 119°36′W / 49.850°N 119.600°W / 49.850; -119.600