Penelakut Tribe

Spune’luxutth is a healthy, safe and independent community guided by our strong culture. Our vibrant local economy and our extensive community facilities, services, and programs sustain our independence, safety, health, and our people. We live off the ocean, and our water and land are clean and pristine.

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Chief & Council

Penelakut Tribe has Council elections every four years, which allows for 9 Council members and 1 Chief Council. There is a community meeting that gives people the opportunity to nominate potential candidates and this list of nominees is used for the election ballots.

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Upcoming Community Events

Oct 21 | 1:30 – 2:45 pm | Penelakut Health Centre

Penelakut Circle of Security - Wednesdays

Penelakut families have an opportunity to take part in a free program to help build connections between parents and children. Great for parents and caregivers alike! Starts October 14th – contact Nicole Jack to register: 250-246-9885.  
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Community News

Oct 15, 2020

Update on Halloween 2020

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Oct 9, 2020


Penelakut is currently accepting applications for Aboriginal Education Assistant (Casual)* *Applicants must be of Aboriginal Ancestry Please click here to review the complete job posting
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Sep 30, 2020

Penelakut Tribe shows support for "Orange Shirt Day"

Orange Shirt Day (French: Jour du chandail orange)[1] is an event, created in 2013, designed to educate people and promote awareness in Canada about the Indian residential school system[2] and the impact it has had on Indigenous communities for over a century—an impact …
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Community Services


Penelakut Health utilizes a blend of services that are based on traditional and modern practices to create a well-rounded service for membership.

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The Education Department of Penelakut Tribe is committed to helping its members to achieve their educational goals and aspirations.

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Penelakut Tribe has a foundation of infrastructure that will support the growth and development of the community.

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Penelakut Tribe is governed by its elected Chief and Council and is striving towards becoming a self-governing community.

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Economic Development

Penelakut Tribe has developed strategic planning for its Economic Development Department to use as a guideline for future and current opportunities.

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Lands & Resources

The Lands and Resources Departments continue to work towards a sustainable development that will meet our community's needs.

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