The Bridge River Indian Band is located in the beautiful mountains of British Columbia within the St’át’imc Nation. The Xwisten community is located 9 kilometers northwest of the town Lillooet.

There are approximately 400 band members and approximately half of the members live on the reserve. Bridge River Administration is responsible for numerous services for its members; health, education, social development, housing, community development, economic development and other administrative services.

Xwisten enjoys several experiences such as salmon fishing from the Fraser River in the summer time. The Bridge River community opens the fishing rocks to all St’át’imc members across its nation.

Check out our 2013 Community Profile to learn more about our people, our culture, and our Band Administration. 

There are eleven St’át’imc communities that make up the St’át’imc Nation; Xaxl’ip-Fountain, Ts’kw’aylacw-Pavilion, N’Quatqua-Anderson Lake, Samahquam, Lil’wat-Mt.Currie, Xa’xtsa7-Douglas, T’it’q’et-Lillooet, Sekw’el’was-Cayoose Creek, Chalath-Seton Lake, and Skatin.

The Bridge River Indian Band is affiliated with the Lillooet Tribal Council and the St’át’imc Chiefs Council.

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