Toosey First Nation

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Toosey (or Tl'esqox) is a Tsilhqot'in First Nations community located west of the Fraser Canyon in the Chilcotin region of the Canadian province of British Columbia. It is a member of the Carrier-Chilcotin Tribal Council, which includes both Tsilhqot'in and Carrier (Dakelh) communities.

Tsilhqotin ethnic group (First Nations) in Canada

The Tsilhqot'in are a North American Tribal government of the Athabaskan-speaking ethnolinguistic group that live in British Columbia, Canada. They are the most southern of the Athabaskan-speaking aboriginal peoples in British Columbia.

Fraser Canyon

The Fraser Canyon is a major landform of the Fraser River where it descends rapidly through narrow rock gorges in the Coast Mountains en route from the Interior Plateau of British Columbia to the Fraser Valley. Colloquially, the term "Fraser Canyon" is often used to include the Thompson Canyon from Lytton to Ashcroft, since they form the same highway route which most people are familiar with, although it is actually reckoned to begin above Williams Lake, British Columbia at Soda Creek Canyon near the town of the same name.

British Columbia Province of Canada

British Columbia is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains. With an estimated population of 5.016 million as of 2018, it is Canada's third-most populous province.

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The Toosey First Nation reserve community and offices are located at Riske Creek, [1] which is on the Fraser River just southwest of the city of Williams Lake.

Fraser River river in British Columbia, Canada

The Fraser River is the longest river within British Columbia, Canada, rising at Fraser Pass near Blackrock Mountain in the Rocky Mountains and flowing for 1,375 kilometres (854 mi), into the Strait of Georgia at the city of Vancouver. It is the 11th longest river in Canada. The river's annual discharge at its mouth is 112 cubic kilometres (27 cu mi) or 3,550 cubic metres per second (125,000 cu ft/s), and it discharges 20 million tons of sediment into the ocean.

Williams Lake, British Columbia City in British Columbia, Canada

Williams Lake is a city in the Central Interior of British Columbia, Canada. Located in the central part of a region known as the Cariboo, it is the largest urban centre between Kamloops and Prince George, with a population of 10,832 in city limits.

Chief and Councillors

Chief Frances Laceese, Councillor Clayton Palmatier Councillor Georgina Johnny Councillor Violet Tipple

Indian Reserves

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Indian Reserves under the administration of the Toosey First Nation are: [2]

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References

  1. Indian and Northern Affairs Canada - First Nation Detail Archived 2011-08-11 at the Wayback Machine .
  2. Indian and Northern Affairs Canada - Reserves/Settlements/Villages Detail Archived 2012-04-26 at the Wayback Machine .
  3. "Baptiste Meadow Indian Reserve 2". BC Geographical Names.
  4. "Toosey Indian Reserve 1". BC Geographical Names.
  5. "Toosey Indian Reserve 1A". BC Geographical Names.
  6. "Toosey Indian Reserve 3". BC Geographical Names.