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Cheam Population: 524

Languages Spoken: Salishan, English.

Government: Cheam First Nation 52130 Old Yale Road Rosedale (BC) V0X 1X0 Tel: 604-794-7924 Fax: 604-794-7456

Affiliations: Sto:Lo Nation Tribal Council

Access:

Industries:

20 km.east of Chilliwack via highway#1. The main community is on the north shore of Cheam Lake.

Area:

Agriculture, ranching, crop producing, construction, sand and gravel operations, arts and crafts, forestry and sylviculture, traditional activities.

Community Services and Facilities:

462.9 hectares – Two reserves.

Band Office, community centre, health centre, church, concession stand.

Historical Notes: The word ‘Cheam’ is derived from the Halkomelem word meaning ‘wild strawberry place’.

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Businesses and organizations Cheam First Nation, 52130 Old Yale Road, Rosedale, BC, V0X 1X0

(604) 794-7924 (604) 794-7456

Cheam Indian Band Hall, 52170 Old Yale, Chilliwack, BC, V0X 1X0

(604) 794-3577

Cheam Indian Band Health Unit, 52142 Mathela Cres RR1, Rosedale, BC, V0X 1X0

(604) 794-7927

Cheam Indian Band Landfill, 52215 Old Yale, Chilliwack, BC, V0X 1X0

(604) 794-7934

t (418) 842-0230 f (418) 842-5950

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