Shackan Indian Band

Positive Community, Self Sufficient, Healthy Lifestyle

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The Scw'exmx - People of the Creeks - is taken from the name of the Nicola River, Scw'ex, meaning creek. The Shackan Indian Band is one of five bands in the Nicola Valley who comprise the Scw'exmx. The five bands of the Nicola Tribes are: Coldwater Indian Band, Lower Nicola Indian Band, Upper Nicola Indian Band, Nooaitch Indian Band, and Shackan Indian Band. Together, the numbers of the 5 Nicola Tribes totals well over 3,000 individuals. All part of a proud, strong, thriving Indigenous Nation of the BC Interior.

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Covid-19 Update

Shackan Indian Band would like to inform you of the measures we have taken to protect our Chief and Council, staff and members. Shackan Band Office has closed our doors to the public. Services will continue but you will not be let in the office without an appointment. We can be reached via telephone (250) 378-5410 or email.  

We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates. Please continue to practice social distancing, wash your hands and self-isolate if you should develop any symptoms.  Thank you for understanding as we all do our part in stopping the spread to our communities.

Stay safe - Shackan Administration