Welcome to Takla Lake Band, British Columbia


General Information

The main community is on North Takla Lake I.R. No. 7. Takla Lake Band services 17 reserves with a total of 809 hectares. It also has reserves in another federal riding.

History

The name is an approximation of the Carrier name for an early trading post near the northern end of the lake. This name means “at the end of the lake”. Takla Lake First Nation is an amalgamation of the North Takla Lake and Fort Connelly Bands (the latter from the Bear Lake area) which merged in 1959.

Economic Activities

Logging is the primary economic activity. The band is also a partner in Sustut Holdings which has a Takla Sustut tree farm licence.

Band-owned Takla Development Corporation owns commercial property in Prince George, has a forest license, operates a log loading facility in the Takla Lake area and is involved in road construction and freighting. They also operate a sawmill which cuts local orders, a store, a lodge and charter aircraft service. Band members are also involved in logging and guiding.

Facilities

Band office, community hall, store, gymnasium, teacherage, clinic, church and elders’ centre.

Contact Information

Suite 345
1460 – 6th Avenue
Prince George, British Columbia
V2L 3N2
Takla Lake Band Tel: 250-564-3704
Takla Development Corporation: 250-564-9321

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Takla Landing, British Columbia
V0J 2T0
250-996-7877 Phone
250-996-7874 Fax
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Affiliations

Carrier-Sekani Tribal Council (CSTC)

CSTC represents members from seven First Nations who belong to the CSTC association. Five thousand members make up the membership of the seven First Nations, which includes Burns Lake Band (Ts’il Kaz Koh First Nation), Nak’azdli Band, Nad’leh Whuten, Saik’uz First Nation, Takla Lake First Nation, Tl’azt’en Nation, and Wet’suwet’en First Nation.

The Tribal Council is an advocate for, and frequently represents the interests of, its member-nations. The Council also provides technical and professional services to its member-nations in such areas as fisheries, education, economic development, community and infrastructure planning, forestry, financial management, and treaty negotiations.

Village of Fraser Lake

Municipal Office Hours & Location
Weekdays 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (Closed Statutory Holidays)

PO Box 430, 210 Carrier Cres.
Fraser Lake, British Columbia V0J 1S0

Phone 250-699-6257
Fax 250-699-6469
Email Village Office

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