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

Jul 23, 2020

Employment Opportunity

Penelakut Tribe requires a decicated and reliable Patient Travel Clerk. The primary objective of the Patient Travel Clerk is to arrange for patient travel and provide clerical and administrative support to the Penelakut Tribe Health department. Responsibilities are …
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Jul 8, 2020

Grad 2020

Chasing a dream requires efforts, passion and hard work. You are now in the half way. Keep up your good work and continue to strive. Congratulations! Photo by Em Jack – 2020 Indigenous Graduates of the Chemainus Secondary Left to Right – Mariann, Madison, …
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Jul 6, 2020

July News

July 2020 Newsletter Read the Penelakut July 2020 Newsletter for information about Up-to-date News, Health Updates, Employment Opportunities, the Chemainus Thrift Shop and more by clicking 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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