Investing with Xa'xtsa First Nation

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Overview

Region:  Lower Mainland/Southwest

Nation:  St'át'imc

Xa’xtsa is made up of two communities: Port Douglas, which is situated at the northern end of Little Harrison Lake, and Tipella which is on the west side of the Lillooet River. Xa’xtsa is the southernmost of the In-SHUCK-ch communities, and also of the entire St’atl’imx linguistic group.

The name ‘Port Douglas’ originates from the colonial period, when the town, one of the earliest to be established in mainland British Columbia, was erected adjacent to the present Xa’xtsa community in 1858. It was the starting point on the famed Harrison-Lillooet wagon road, also known in historic times as the Douglas Portage. Thousands of miners from all over the world stopped in Port Douglas before undertaking on this less than comfortable trail, which led to the Fraser River and on to the Cariboo gold fields.

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Latitude: 49° 45' 17".942 N
Longitude: 122° 09' 17".798 S

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