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Xa'xtsa / Douglas First Nation

The Xa'xtsa First Nation dental program is provided through a joint venture of Helicopters Without Borders (HWB), Xa'xtsa First Nations and North Raven Dental.  It is a novel and exciting program including the use of helicopter transport and portable equipment to provide modern, urban quality dentistry in an equitable manner for the community members in a culturally safe environment.

Xa'xtsa is made up of two communities: Port Douglas, which is situated at the northern end of Little Harrison Lake, and Tipella which is on the west side of the Lillooet River. Xa'xtsa is also part of the entire St'atl'imx linguistic group.  The name 'Port Douglas' originates from the colonial period, when the town, one of the earliest to be established in mainland British Columbia, was erected adjacent to the present Xa'xtsa community in 1858.

Xa'xtsa occupies a breathtaking area of high mountains and valleys, scenic rivers, hotsprings and wonderfully hospitable community members.

Douglas Band Office

P.O. Box 606, Mount Currie, BC V0N 2K0

+1 (604) 894-0020

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