The Chilcotin Region is the aboriginal home of the Tsilhqot'in people; a culture rooted in tradition and relationship to the land.

For a complete listing of local services and businesses, please see the Directory

 

tsilhqot'in Title Case

The 2014 Supreme Court ruling on Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia has changed the course of First Nations relationships in Canada and perhaps the world. It is a time of great triumph for the Tsilhqot'in people, a turning point in the long journey to establish Aboriginal sovereignty.  

An informative article on this landmark decision can be read here.

The Tsilhqot'in National Government website has information and links to download documents regarding Tsilhqot'in Aboriginal Title and the 2014 Supreme Court ruling.

 

salmon fishing at chilcotin river

The Chilcotin River sockeye salmon has been an integral component of Tsilhqot’in culture for centuries. The Stump family, from the Tl'etinqox First Nation, harvest salmon using traditional dip net techniques and preserve the fish at their family smokehouse.

 

Tsi del del annual redstone rodeo

The Redstone Rodeo is an annual event on the BC Rodeo Association circuit, showcasing talent from around the province. 

 

ALl nations gatherings

Tsilhqot’in gatherings happen throughout the summer season; as commemorations on sacred lands, and as culture camps where knowledge and traditions are shared with the youth.