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

Dec 7, 2021

December 2021 Newsletter

Read the Penelakut December 2021 Newsletter for information about: Date of Hamper pick up Garbage and Recycling schedule Covid Booster Family Swim! Dental News and much more! To see the entire December 2021 Newsletter, please click here.
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Nov 10, 2021

Wild Fire Fighting: Free Program

Build a Career in Wild Fire Fighting By Indigenous Community for Leadership & Development & Tillicum Lelum Aboriginal Friendship November 29, 2021 – February 11, 2022 with a 3 week break for Christmas $100/week financial support For complete details please …
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Nov 8, 2021

November 2021 Newsletter

Read the Penelakut November 2021 Newsletter for information about the Housing (5 Rental Units available), Employment Opportunities, Health (Covid Updates) and much much more. To see the November 2021 Newsletter, please click here.
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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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