BOḰEĆEN (Pauquachin)

FN Code: 
652

The BOḰEĆEN (Pauquachin) are one of the W̱SÁNEĆ (Saanich) peoples with a territory that is centred on the Saanich Penninsula, Goldstream, and neighbouring islands. Most community members live at the Pauquachin main reserve on Coles Bay. The families of BOḰEĆEN speak two languages: SENĆOŦEN and Hul’q’umi’num’ [[Deanna Daniels, Pauquachin Councillor, personal communication to Towagh Behr, April 16, 2008.]].

Community information

Internet connectivity

High-Speed[[93]]

Population on reserve: 264[[8156]]
Population off reserve: 101[[8156]]
Total population: 365[[8156]]

Language information

SENĆOŦEN / Malchosen / Lekwungen / Semiahmoo / T’Sou-ke

Number of Fluent Speakers:
Number of Speakers that understand some of the language:
Number of Speakers learning the language:

Historically known as:

Pauquachin First Nation
Phone: 
(250) 656-0191
Fax: 
(250) 656-6134
Email2: 
Email3: 

LNA 1s

Title Submitted Organization/First Nation/Government Language
LNA6402 - W̱SÁNEĆ School Board Submitted W̱SÁNEĆ School Board SENĆOŦEN / Malchosen / Lekwungen / Semiahmoo / T’Sou-ke
LNA6312 - W̱SÁNEĆ School Board Submitted W̱SÁNEĆ School Board SENĆOŦEN / Malchosen / Lekwungen / Semiahmoo / T’Sou-ke
LNA6233 - W̱SÁNEĆ School Board Submitted W̱SÁNEĆ School Board SENĆOŦEN / Malchosen / Lekwungen / Semiahmoo / T’Sou-ke
LNA5972 - W̱SÁNEĆ School Board Submitted W̱SÁNEĆ School Board SENĆOŦEN / Malchosen / Lekwungen / Semiahmoo / T’Sou-ke
LNA711 - Pauquachin First Nation Submitted Pauquachin First Nation Hul’q’umi’num’ / Halq'eméylem / hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓