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Tseshaht First Nation
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Elected Chief & Council

Cynthia Dick
Elected Chief Councillor

ʔukłaamaḥ Cynthia Dick. c̓išaaʔaqsup. I was appointed the Chief Councillor of the Tseshaht First Nation in May 2016. ʔumʔiiqsakaḥ Eileen Watts (c̓išaaʔatḥ), n̓uw̓iiqsakaḥ  Richard Dick Sr. (c̓išaaʔatḥ) ʔiš Carl Bob (Nanoose). read more

Corey Anderson
Elected Councillor

I am a grandson to the late Thomas (Washe) Watts & late Louise (Hetux) Watts. My father is Dave Anderson and my mother is Isabel Anderson (Watts).  My great-grandparents  on my grandpa’s side are Watty Watts of Tseshaht and Eva read more

Eunice Joe
Elected Councillor

My name is Eunice Joe (Tla-ah-shuks). I am Nuu-chah-nulth from the Tseshaht First Nation. My lineage stems from the Tseshaht, Huu-ay-aht and Squamish Nations. My parents are Judy Joe (Dick) and (late) Herbie Joe. read more

John Gomez
Elected Councillor

I am John Gomez; I am from the Gus family. My mother was the late Lily Gus, (Watts). My father was the late Valentine Gomez Sr. My grandparents were the late George Gus and Gladys Gus. I am the father of three beautiful girls; read more

Luke George
Elected Councillor

My name is Luke George my grandparents are Rose Tatoosh and Norm Johnson, August Amos and Rose Amos parents Sandra Amos and Phillip George, my spouse is Charlene Miller and sons Nick Miller and Cole Gomez. read more

Melanie Fred
Elected Councillor

I trace my ancestry to many tribes of the Nuu chaa nulth but first and foremost I trace my Tseshaht roots from my late father, Tony “Chappy” Fred, his parents were Martha and Martin Fred. Martin’s father was  Kiixa “Big Fred”. read more

Wahmeesh (Ken Watts)
Elected Councillor

Ken was born and raised in Port Alberni in Tseshaht First Nation territory and has lived most of his life in the community. He is the eldest son of the late George Watts and his mother is Matilda Atleo(now married to Cliff Atleo). He has three read more

Hugh Braker
Elected Councillor

The son of Pauline and Tinus Braker and the grandson of the late Hughie and Grace Watts of Tseshaht, Hugh has two brothers; Cliff and Colin Braker. read more