Skeetchestn

Language(s): 
FN Code: 
687

"The Skeetchestn Indian Band has nearly 500 members, and 7969 hectares of land that is sectioned into 3 areas in the Deadman's Creek and Thompson River area."[[quoted from http://www.shuswapnation.org/bands/member-bands/skeetchestn.html]]

Community information

"Many Skeetchestn band members are involved in the annual rodeos, pow wows, and other social and sporting events. Skeetchestn hosts healing gatherings and living skills workshops as well. The large attendance at these events attest to the organizational skills and dedication of the community. Both social and spiritual well being is promoted by such gatherings."[[quoted from http://www.shuswapnation.org/bands/member-bands/skeetchestn.html]]

Population on reserve: 264[[8542]]
Population off reserve: 285[[8542]]
Total population: 549[[8542]]

Language information

Secwepemctsín

Number of Fluent Speakers:
Number of Speakers that understand some of the language:
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Historically known as:

Skeetchestn Indian Band
Phone: 
(250) 373-2493
Fax: 
(250) 373-2494
Toll free: 
1-866-373-2493
Email2: 
Email3: 

LNA 1s

Title Submitted Organization/First Nation/Government Language
LNA6415 - Skeetchestn Indian Band Submitted Skeetchestn Indian Band Secwepemctsín
LNA6319 - Skeetchestn Indian Band Submitted Skeetchestn Indian Band Secwepemctsín
LNA6180 - Skeetchestn Indian Band Submitted Skeetchestn Indian Band Secwepemctsín
LNA6101 - Skeetchestn Indian Band Submitted Skeetchestn Indian Band Secwepemctsín
LNA5977 - Skeetchestn Indian Band Submitted Skeetchestn Indian Band Secwepemctsín
LNA2845 - Secwepemc Cultural Education Society Submitted Secwepemc Cultural Education Society Secwepemctsín