Historically known as: Tsartlip First Nation
Tsartlip First Nation
PO Box 70
Brentwood Bay, BC
ph. (250) 652-3988
fx. (250) 652-3788
W̱JOȽEȽP (Tsartlip) is part of the W̱SÁNEĆ (Saanich) First Nation with territory centred on the Saanich Peninsula and southern Gulf Islands. The W̱SÁNEĆ (Saanich) First Nation is a single Nation that was historically split into four First Nations according to village site by the Canadian government1. Most W̱JOȽEȽP (Tsartlip) members live on the South Saanich 1 reserve in Brentwood Bay, BC.
SENĆOŦEN clases are held in the LÁU,WELNEW Tribal School that is on the W̱JOȽEȽP (Tsartlip) reserve in Brentwood Bay.
In addition to the band office and a number of community facilities, the W̱JOȽEȽP are home to the LÁU,WELNEW Tribal School and the offices of the First Peoples' Heritage, Langauge, and Culture Council.