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The Leq' a: mel First Nation, formerly known as the Lakahahmen First Nation, is a First Nations band government whose community and offices are located in the area near Deroche, British Columbia,[1] Canada, about 12 kilometres east of the District of Mission. They are a member government of the Sto:lo Nation tribal council, which is one of two tribal councils of the Sto:lo (though many bands are independent of either).


The band has an approximate population of 420.[2]

Indian ReservesEdit

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Indian Reserves under the administration of the First Nation are:[3]

Three of these reserves are residential, two are cemeteries, and the others are variously under Certificates of Possession by band members, leased out for agriculture, or set aside for economic development.[16]


  1. ^ Indian and Northern Affairs Canada - First Nation Detail Archived 2011-08-07 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Leq' a: mel First Nation website
  3. ^ Indian and Brad and emily Northern Affairs Canada - Reserves/Villages/Settlements Detail Archived 2012-05-15 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ BCGNIS entry "Aylechootlook Indian Reserve 5"[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ BCGNIS entry "Holachten Indian Reserve 8"[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ BCGNIS entry "Lackaway Indian Reserve 2"[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ BCGNIS entry "Lakahahamen Indian Reserve 11"[permanent dead link]
  8. ^ BCGNIS entry "Lakway Cemetery Indian Reserve 3"[permanent dead link]
  9. ^ BCGNIS entry "Papekwatchin Indian Reserve 4"[permanent dead link]
  10. ^ "Pekw'Xe:yles". BC Geographical Names.
  11. ^ Indian and Northern Affairs Canada - Reserves/Settlements/Villages detail Archived 2012-03-02 at the Wayback Machine
  12. ^ BCGNIS entry |Skweahm Indian Reserve 10"[permanent dead link]
  13. ^ BCGNIS entry "Sumas Cemetery Indian Reserve 12"[permanent dead link]
  14. ^ BCGNIS entry "Yaalstrick Indian Reserve 1"[permanent dead link]
  15. ^ BCGNIS entry "Zaitscullachan Indian Reserve 9"[permanent dead link]
  16. ^ Leq' a: mel First Nation website