Sexqeltqín (Adams Lake)

Language(s): 
FN Code: 
684

"The Adams Lake Indian Band (ALIB) belongs to the Secwepemc Nation. Historically there were as many as 35 Secwepemc Communities, but today there are 17 communities or Bands recognized within the Secwepemc Territory. Adams Lake Indian Band is a member of the Shuswap Nation Tribal Council (SNTC) , which consists of 10 Secwepemc Bands."[[quoted from http://www.adamslakeband.org/]]

Community information

"ALIB provides an extensive array of services to its membership, including a domestic water system and sewer system on Sahhaltkum I.R. 4. Adams Lake Band is home to a well-known language immersion school, Chief Atahm School (www.chiefatahm.com). The majority of the administrative offices are located on I.R. 4, adjacent to the Village of Chase and overlooking Little Shuswap Lake. The Nexe7yélst/Pierre Moyese Centre on Switsemalph I.R. 6, near Salmon Arm, along with administrative functions, provides health and social services."[[quoted from http://www.adamslakeband.org/]]

Population on reserve: 370[[7992]]
Population off reserve: 402[[7992]]
Total population: 772[[7992]]

Language information

Secwepemctsín

Number of Fluent Speakers:
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Historically known as:

Adams Lake Indian Band
Phone: 
(250) 679-8841
Fax: 
(250) 679-8813
Email2: 
Email3: 

LNA 1s

Title Submitted Organization/First Nation/Government Language
LNA6279 - Adams lake Indian band Submitted Adams lake Indian band Secwepemctsín
LNA6103 - Chief Atahm School Submitted Chief Atahm School Secwepemctsín
LNA3674 - Adams Lake Indian Band Submitted Adams Lake Indian Band Secwepemctsín
LNA2845 - Secwepemc Cultural Education Society Submitted Secwepemc Cultural Education Society Secwepemctsín