Language: Nuučaan̓uɫ
Dialect: Barkley
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Historically known as: Ohiaht, huʕiʔatḥ

Contact Information:
Huu-ay-aht First Nation
PO Box 70
Bamfield, BC
V0R 1B0
ph. (250) 728-3414
fx. (250) 728-1222

The main community of the Huu-ay-aht First Nation, Pachena Bay (Anacla Reserve), is located approximately 12km from Bamfield on the west coast of Vancouver Island. The Huu-ay-aht have a long and proud history in their traditional territories. Their histories extend back to the beginning of time, and tell of many great people, adventures, traditions and deeds. For more information see the Huu-ay-aht website.

The Huu-ay-aht First Nation is a member of the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council and is a member of the Maa-nulth First Nations. They have recently completed and ratified their community constitution and have successfully ratified the Maa-nulth Treaty on July 28th, 2007.

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Community Information

Population: 6461
Internet Connectivity: Dial-in2

The main community in Anacla on Pachena Bay has a band office, recreation centre, health centre and the new House of Huu-ay-aht.

Footnotes / References
1. Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (2008). First Nation Registered Population.
2. Aboriginal Canada (2006). First Nation Connectivity Profiles.