Gwa'sala-'Nakwaxda'xw First Nation

Language(s): 
FN Code: 
724

The Gwaʼsa̱la are from Takʼus (Smiths Inlet) and the ʼNakʼwaxdaʼx̱w are from Baʼas (Blunden Harbour). These groups now live together at on the west shore of Hardy Bay, just north of Port Hardy.

Community information

Internet connectivity

High-Speed[[93]]

Population on reserve: 597[[8480]]
Population off reserve: 393[[8480]]
Total population: 990[[8480]]

Language information

The Gwaʼsa̱la and ʼNakʼwaxdaʼx̱w peoples speak the 'Nak̕wala dialect of Kwak̓wala.

Kwak̓wala

Number of Fluent Speakers:
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Phone: 
(250) 949-8343
Fax: 
(250) 949-7402
Email2: 
Email3: 

LNA 1s

Title Submitted Organization/First Nation/Government Language
LNA6408 - Gwa'sala-'Nakwaxda'xw School Submitted Gwa'sala-'Nakwaxda'xw School Kwak̓wala
LNA6129 - Gwa'sala-'Nakwaxda'xw School Submitted Gwa'sala-'Nakwaxda'xw School Kwak̓wala
LNA3748 - Gwa'sala-'Nakwaxda'xw Nation Submitted Gwa'sala-'Nakwaxda'xw Nation Kwak̓wala