Halalt First Nation

7973 Chemainus Rd, Chemainus, BC V0R 1K5
250-246-4736
http://www.halalt.org

Halalt First Nation

The Halalt originate from the village of xeláltxw, which means ‘marked houses’ or ‘painted houses’, a reference to the fact that the houseposts in this village were decorated. According to information collected by Rozen (1985), this village was once located in the Cowichan Valley, at the spot where the Silver Bridge currently crosses the Cowichan River,…