Tla-o-qui-aht continues to operate under the guidelines and principles of our hereditary system. The Ha'wiih (Hereditary Chiefs) are the traditional leadership that govern the Tla-o-qui-aht Lands, Resources, Cultural Activities of the Tla-o-qui-aht people. 


Tla-o-qui-aht Ha'wiih:

Hiyoueh
- Ray Seitcher

Hiisquuishsinuptshilth
- Alex Frank

Muuchinink
- Bruce Frank

Naakqwiimulthnii
- Simon Tom Sr.

Nuumiis
- Robert Martin