• From the First Voices web site:

    Nadleh is located at the east end of Fraser Lake. About 260 [Nadleh members] live in the main village of Nadleh or Lejac. Nadleh is located along the banks of the Nadleh River between Fraser Lake and the Nechako River. Lejac is located on the south side of Fraser Lake, on the site of the former Lejac Residential School. Nadleh refers to where the salmon return every year. Whut’en refers to where you come from.

    Nadleh & Stellat’en speak Dakelh Dialect, which is part of the Athabaskan language family, we refer to ourselves as Dakelh, which means “people who travel by water.”

    The Clans are Lhtseh yoo (frog), Dumt’enyoo (bear), Luksilyoo (caribou), Lhtsumusyoo (owl, grouse), and Tsayoo (beaver). Both Nadleh & Stellat’en share the same Balhats (potlatch) system and continue to practice our traditional government.

  • Total Population: 543 (BC Assembly of First Nations)

  • Nadleh Whut’en Health Centre
    860 Nautley Road, Fort Fraser, BC V0J 1N0

    Services (offered in partnership with Carrier Sekani Family Services):

    • mental health and wellness
    • nursing services
    • family preservation program
    • physiotherapy

    Hours: Mon – Fri, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
    Phone: (250) 690-7272 | Fax: (250) 690-7722

    The nearest hospital is located in Vanderhoof.