Member Communities

The eight member communities that comprise the Okanagan Nation Alliance are from North to South:

 

UPPER NICOLA BAND


The Upper Nicola Band (UNB) is located 35 km east of Merritt and 67 km south of Kamloops, British Columbia. The UNB has eight reserves (1600 hectares, numbered 1 through 8, which are located in the surrounding area of Quilchena (Nicola Lake) and Spaxomin (Douglas Lake).

uppernicola.com

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OKANAGAN INDIAN BAND (OKIB)

The Okanagan Indian Band is located at the head of Okanagan Lake, with a land base of 11,282.5 hectares. OKIB is made up of six reserves and spread from Armstrong to Winfield and Westside of Okanagan Lake.

www.okib.ca

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WESTBANK FIRST NATION (WFN)

The Westbank First Nation comprises five reserves totaling 2,161 Hectares (5,306 acres). The two populated reserves, Tsinstikeptum Reserves 9 and 10, border Okanagan Lake and are in close proximity to the City of West Kelowna, one of the fastest growing cities in British Columbia. The remaining three reserve areas are located on the east side of Okanagan Lake in the Kelowna area and lie in generally unpopulated areas.

www.wfn.ca

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PENTICTON INDIAN BAND (PIB)

The Penticton Indian Band (PIB) comprises 3 reserves with a 19,436 hectare land base and is located four kilometres from the Penticton City limits. Geographically PIB has the  largest land base and is bordered to the north by the city of Summerland, to the west by the City of Penticton and to the South and West by Highway 97.

www.pib.ca

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OSOYOOS INDIAN BAND (OIB)

The Osoyoos Indian Band is located in the Southern part of of the Okanagan Valley, between the towns of Oliver and Osoyoos and covers 13,045 hectares of land base.

www.oib.ca

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LOWER SIMILKAMEEN INDIAN BAND (LSIB)

The Lower Similkameen Indian Band (LSIB) is a small, geographically isolated community in the Similkameen Valley, located in the South Okanagan. The Lower Similkameen Indian Reserve covers 15,276.4 hectares and services a total of 11 reserves, divided into pockets of land stretching over 90 kilometers

www.lsib.net

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UPPER SIMILKAMEEN INDIAN BAND (USIB)

The Upper Similkameen Indian Band (USIB) is located from Hedley to Princeton and begins 30 kilometres west of Keremeos in the Similkameen District. USIB has the smallest population with approximately 74 members. The USIB has a land base of 2,708.5 hectares and seven reserves, with the main community residing on Chuchuwaya I.R. No.2, on the Similkameen River.

T: 250.292.8733

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CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE COLVILLE

The Colville Indian Reservation covers 2100 square kilometers located in North Central Washington.

www.colvilletribes.com

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