Welcome to Yale First Nation


The Yale First Nation is a self-governing community with the responsibility to steward our traditional lands, and promote, preserve and protect our languages and cultures. We are dedicated to improving the health, safety and well-being of our members by creating the conditions for greater health and prosperity at the individual, family and community levels.


The mandate of the Chief and Council is to oversee the management of the business and affairs of the Yale First Nation. The Chief and Council will discharge this responsibility by developing and determining policy by which the business and affairs of the Yale First Nation are to be managed in accordance with our Inherent Title and Rights.


In support of our Vision we will embody the following Values:

  • We remain grounded in our cultures, acting in the present and planning for the future.

  • We believe that honesty, reliability and integrity are critical to the establishment of healthy relationships.

  • We are forthright in our dealings embracing a philosophy of ‘do no harm’ when engaging with others

  • We role model respect and dedication through healthy two-way communication and a positive work ethic

  • We believe that we all have a role to play in the establishment of a healthy community

  • We strive for independence so that we are indeed self-determining and self-governing



In pursuit of our Vision the Yale First Nation will work cooperatively and collaboratively within the community, with First Nations and with others to:

  • Lobby and advocate for the full recognition of our Title and Rights;

  • Ensure a full suite of programs and services are available to our membership and wider community;

  • Acknowledge that wealth generation, the comprehensive management of our resources and the safeguarding of our assets are foundational to our success; and

  • Design tools and methods to position us for effective and efficient management and governance of all our affairs.

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Fishery Opening

There is a Chinook directed, non retention of sockeye.  Sockeye should be released dead or alive. Nets should be observed and checked frequently. 8” mesh minimum, 3;1 hang ratio Set Nets: Fri   6:00pm to Sat 12:00 noon (18hrs) Drift Nets 6:00am to 12:00 noon Sat. (6hrs) Hatchery marked coho and pinks may be retained. Any questions please contact Dominic: 604-869-1876 Please report catches and releases to lead monitor Connie after fishery.

POSTED AUG 12, 21  @ 2pm