Historically known as: Hagwilget Village Council, Tse-kya
Contact Information: Hagwilget Village Council PO Box 460 New Hazelton, BC V0J 2J0 ph. (250) 842-6258 fx. (250) 842-6924
"The village name of Tse-kya signifies base of rock in the Wet'suwet'en language. It has also been call Hagwilget as its is known in Gitksan, meaning place of the quiet people. Tse-kya is located in central British Columbia about two hundred miles or three hundred twenty five kilometers inland from the coast. It and the area to the east and south comprise the territories of the Wet'suwet'en."1
The people of Hagwilget Village speak the Witsuwit'en language.