A beautiful place, with wonderful people.
Originally named ‘Kyah Wiget, Moricetown is a Wet’suwet’en village in the heart of northwest British Columbia on the side of the Bulkley River. The current village was built during the early 1900s but served as a Wet’suwet’en fishing place for thousands of years.
- The population is approximately 800 on-reserve, and roughly 1200 off-reserve living throughout B.C. and Canada.
- The traditional governing system is the Balhats Feast System which collaborates with the elected Moricetown Band Council.
- Located between Smithers and New Hazelton, it is 31 km from each town. Moricetown is directly on Highway 16, along the Bulkley River Valley.