Scia'new (Beecher Bay)

FN Code: 
640

The Scia'new First Nations' main community is on Beecher Bay, in East Sooke, 30 km southwest of Victoria.

Community information

Population on reserve: 130[[8242]]
Population off reserve: 127[[8242]]
Total population: 257[[8242]]

Language information

The Scia'new First Nations trace their ancestry to people who spoke four different languages. The community recognizes all four languages although they are not all currently spoken. The predominant language is now Hul’q’umi’num’.

Hul’q’umi’num’ / Halq'eméylem / hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓

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

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Historically known as:

Beecher Bay First Nations
Phone: 
(250) 478-3535
Fax: 
(250) 478-3585
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LNA 1s

Title Submitted Organization/First Nation/Government Language
LNA6343 - Beecher Bay First Nation Submitted Beecher Bay First Nation Hul’q’umi’num’ / Halq'eméylem / hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓
LNA6342 - Beecher Bay First Nation Submitted Beecher Bay First Nation SENĆOŦEN / Malchosen / Lekwungen / Semiahmoo / T’Sou-ke
LNA679 - Beecher Bay First Nations Submitted Beecher Bay First Nations Hul’q’umi’num’ / Halq'eméylem / hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓