Songhees Nation

FN Code: 
656

The territory of the Songhees Nation includes the current city of Victoria and surrounding areas. The main community was moved from the west side of the Victoria harbour to lands that adjoin the SXIMEȽEȽ (Esquimalt) Nation's main reserve.

Community information

Internet connectivity

High-Speed[[93]]

Population on reserve: 400[[8356]]
Population off reserve: 230[[8356]]
Total population: 630[[8356]]

Language information

The Lekwungen dialect is currently a sleeping language[[Deanna Daniels, personal communication to Towagh Behr, April 16, 2008.]].

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

Number of Fluent Speakers:
Number of Speakers that understand some of the language:
Number of Speakers learning the language:

Historically known as:

Songhees First Nation
Songish
Lekwungen
Phone: 
(250) 386-1043
Fax: 
(250) 386-4161
Toll free: 
1-888-386-1043
Email2: 
Email3: 

LNA 1s

Title Submitted Organization/First Nation/Government Language
LNA6378 - Songhees Nation Submitted Songhees Nation SENĆOŦEN / Malchosen / Lekwungen / Semiahmoo / T’Sou-ke
LNA6094 - Songhees Nation Submitted Songhees Nation SENĆOŦEN / Malchosen / Lekwungen / Semiahmoo / T’Sou-ke
LNA5975 - Songhees First Nation Submitted Songhees First Nation SENĆOŦEN / Malchosen / Lekwungen / Semiahmoo / T’Sou-ke