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The Williams Lake Indian Band is a First Nations authorities of the Secwepemc (Shuswap) Nation, positioned within the Cariboo area of the Central Interior area of the Canadian province of British Columbia, on the metropolis of Williams Lake. It was created when the federal government of the then-Colony of British Columbia established an Indian Reserve system within the 1860s. It is a member authorities of the Northern Shuswap Tribal Council. Its major Indian Reserve is Williams Lake Indian Reserve No. 1, a.ok.a. “Sugarcane” or “The Cane” or “SCB”.

In the Shuswap language, Williams Lake is T’exelc.

Indian Reserves[edit]

The Williams Lake Band has eight reserve landsites in British Columbia. The whole space of Williams Lake Indian Band reserve land is 1,927 ha. Indian Reserve lands of the Williams Lake Band are:[1]

  • Asahal Lake Indian Reserve No. 2, on the head of Asahal Creek, 3 miles north of the east finish of Williams Lake, 48.60 ha. 52°09′00″N 122°01′00″W / 52.15000°N 122.01667°W / 52.15000; -122.01667 (Asahal Lake Indian Reserve 2)[2]
  • Carpenter Mountain Indian Reserve No. 15, on the Old Cariboo Road, close to the 156 Mile Post west of Cariboo Hill Lake, 68.30 ha. 52°11′00″N 121°58′00″W / 52.18333°N 121.96667°W / 52.18333; -121.96667 (Carpenter Mountain Indian Reserve 15)[3]
  • Chimney Creek Indian Reserve No. 5, on the left financial institution of the Fraser River on the mouth of Chimney Creek, 22.70 ha. 52°04′00″N 122°17′00″W / 52.06667°N 122.28333°W / 52.06667; -122.28333 (Chimney Creek Indian Reserve 4)[4]
  • Five Mile Indian Reserve No. 3, on Five Mile Creek 3.5 miles north of the mouth of the San Jose River, 4 miles north of 150 Mile House. 73.00 ha. 52°10′00″N 121°58′00″W / 52.16667°N 121.96667°W / 52.16667; -121.96667 (Five Mile Indian Reserve 3)[5]
  • James Louie Indian Reserve No. 3A, on Five Mile Creek, 4 miles north of 150 Mile House east of an adjoining Five Mile IR No. 3, 64.00 ha. 52°10′00″N 121°57′00″W / 52.16667°N 121.95000°W / 52.16667; -121.95000 (James Louie Indian Reserve 3A)[6]
  • San Jose Indian Reserve No. 6, on the west finish of Williams Lake (the lake), north of its outlet, 2.60 ha. 52°08′00″N 122°07′00″W / 52.13333°N 122.11667°W / 52.13333; -122.11667 (San Jose Indian Reserve 6)[7]
  • Tillion Indian Reserve No. 4, on the left financial institution of the Fraser River, on the mouth of the Williams Lake River, 2.40 ha. 52°10′00″N 122°17′00″W / 52.16667°N 122.28333°W / 52.16667; -122.28333 (Tillion Indian Reserve 4)[8]
  • Williams Lake Indian Reserve No. 1, on the best financial institution of the San Jose River on the east finish of Williams Lake (the lake), 12 km (~7 miles) southeast of the town of Williams Lake, 1645.30 ha. This reserve is often known as the Sugarcane Reserve, or just “Sugarcane”.[9] 52°07′00″N 122°00′00″W / 52.11667°N 122.00000°W / 52.11667; -122.00000 (Williams Lake Indian Reserve 1)[10]


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