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

Community News

Jun 23, 2022

Inspire a love of Reading!

Imagination Library Inspire a love of Reading! Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a 60-volume set of books beginning with the children’s classic, The Little Engine That Could. Through the Imagination Library, each month a new, carefully selected book will be mailed …
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May 24, 2022

Employment Opportunity

Penelakut Tribe is looking for a Principal for the Penelakut Island Elementary School (Grades K – 7).  The Principal is responsible for the overall management of Penelakut Island Elementary School, including the development and administration of the school budgets, …
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May 3, 2022

Penelakut May 2022 Newsletter

Read the Penelakut May 2022 Newsletter for information about: Community Safety Notices Student Water Taxi Dental News Call-Out to Artists Jobs Animal By-Law Animal Policy for Rental Units Spay/Neuter & Vaccination Clinic for Pets/Strays Please click here to view …
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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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