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The Adams Lake Indian Band is located on 2885.5 hectares and services seven reserves. The Sahkaltkum Band Reserve was allotted by the Joint Reserve Commission on August 13, 1877. The Adams Lake Band is part of the Salishan linguistic group. The Adams Lake Band was named after an Indian Chief who was baptized Adams.

The reserve is home to 336 aboriginals with another 185 living off the reserve and is accessible by road, air and rail. Some of the homes on the reserve are on a domestic water system and sewer system while others have individual wells and septic tanks. Fire protection is provided by the Chase/Kamloops Department. Medical services are provided in Kamloops and Salmon Arm.

Facilities available on the reserve include a fitness and cultural centre, a community hall, a daycare building, an administration building, a garage, a clubhouse, a church, a band office, a workshop, and a school-kindergarten. Economic activities include forestry, a health club, a campsite, commercial leasing, and a laundromat.

For more information:

Adams Lake Indian Band
Box 588
Chase, B.C
V0E 1M0
Phone: (250) 679-8841
Fax: (250) 679-8831