Lytton First Nation is located on 14,161 acres of land divided into 56 reserves. The reserves are located at the site of the Indian Village of Kumsheen, meaning "where the Rivers Cross". Commissioner O'Reilly allotted the reserves on August 24, 1881.
Geographically located along the Trans-Canada Highway, between the towns of Hope and Cache Creek, the Lytton First Nation reserves are scattered along a 100-killometer radius on both sides of the Fraser River.
Lytton First Nation is rich in natural resources. Water availability is perhaps one of the most significant natural resources available to the Nation. The Stein River water system meets the water needs of a large proportion of community members while other community wells provide water to other members. Natural spring waters are available in various areas.
The Lytton First Nation is a culturally orientated, secure community with a strong community identity and sense of place. The vision of Lytton First Nation is to have a viable residential community with the foresight, and resources to meet new challenges and opportunities in accomplishing its mission. Striving to build a strong, self-sufficient economy based on the wisdom of our Tl’kemtsin Elders, experience, knowledge of our leaders and membership to serve the best interest of our Nation.
The Lytton First Nation’s mission is to create and sustain our community vitality and quality of life by:
Lytton First Nation will continue to practice mutually beneficial relationships with local, provincial and federal governing bodies. These in combination, will achieve the desired quality of life. To serve the best interest of our Tl’kemtsin Nation by preserving, promoting our cultural heritage, and building a healthy and a sustainable economy through transparent and good governance.