Ucluelet First Nation

Language: Nuučaan̓uɫ
Dialect: Barkley
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Historically known as: yu-łuʔiłʔatḥ, Yu-cluth-aht

Contact Information:
Ucluelet First Nation
PO Box 699
Ucluelet, BC
V0R 3A0
ph. (250) 726-7342
fx. (250) 726-7552

Located on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada the Ucluelet First Nation (UFN) traditional territory is spanned out over nine reservations. The main village of the UFN, Ittatsoo Reserve No. 1 (IR1) holds a population of approximately 200 residents and is located 28 kms from the rural community of Ucluelet.1

Language Information

Fluent Speakers: 9 2
Understand or Speak Somewhat: 75 2
Learning Speakers: 45 2

The Ucluelet First Nation has very few fluent speakers in the community. The Nation is working to develop langauge resources and programs.

Community Information

Population: 671 2
Internet Connectivity: Dial-in3

The organizational structure of the UFN begins and coincides with the Tyee Hawiih (traditional leader), the First Nation membership, the Chief and Council, standing committees, and the administration.
The village has facilities such as the Ucluelet First Nation Administration Office, Health Centre, treaty office, a fire hall, the Ucluth Development Corporation Building, and Marina.4