Snaw-Naw-As First Nation

FN Code: 
649

Community information

The main community of the Snaw-Naw-As (Nanoose) First Nation is on the east coast of Vancouver Island, adjacent to Lantzville, approximately 10 km north of Nanaimo.

Population on reserve: 180[[8126]]
Population off reserve: 75[[8126]]
Total population: 255[[8126]]

Language information

The Snaw-Naw-As First Nation speaks the Hul'q'umi'num dialect.

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

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Historically known as:

Nanoose First Nation
Phone: 
(250) 390-3661
Fax: 
(250) 390-3365
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LNA 1s

Title Submitted Organization/First Nation/Government Language
LNA6493 - Nanoose Submitted Nanoose Hul’q’umi’num’ / Halq'eméylem / hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓
LNA6307 - Snaw-naw-as Health Centre Submitted Snaw-naw-as Health Centre Hul’q’umi’num’ / Halq'eméylem / hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓
LNA5933 - CNC Submitted CNC Hul’q’umi’num’ / Halq'eméylem / hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓