Squamish Nation

FN Code: 
555

"The Squamish Nation is comprised of descendants of the Coast Salish Aboriginal peoples who lived in the present day Greater Vancouver area; Gibson’s landing and Squamish River watershed."[[Text copied from www.squamish.net]]

Community information

"After contact with European settlers, 16 tribes united as the Squamish Band on July 23, 1923."[[Text copied from www.squamish.net]]

Population on reserve: 2239[[7988]]
Population off reserve: 2041[[7988]]
Total population: 4280[[7988]]

Language information

The Squamish Nation speaks the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh sníchim (Squamish language).

Sḵwx̱wú7mesh sníchim

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

Historically known as:

Squamish Band
Phone: 
(604) 980-4553
Fax: 
(604) 980-4523
Toll free: 
1-877-628-2288
Email1: 
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LNA 1s

Title Submitted Organization/First Nation/Government Language
LNA6482 - Sea to Sky Learning Connections - Cultural Journeys and Learning Expeditions Submitted Sea to Sky Learning Connections - Cultural Journeys and Learning Expeditions Sḵwx̱wú7mesh sníchim
LNA6475 - Squamish Nation Submitted Squamish Nation Sḵwx̱wú7mesh sníchim
LNA6277 - KAS Cultural Society (Kwi Awt Stelmexw) Submitted KAS Cultural Society (Kwi Awt Stelmexw) Sḵwx̱wú7mesh sníchim
LNA6260 - Squamish Nation Submitted Squamish Nation Sḵwx̱wú7mesh sníchim
LNA6137 - Kwi Awt Stelmexw (KAS Cultural Society) Submitted Kwi Awt Stelmexw (KAS Cultural Society) Sḵwx̱wú7mesh sníchim
LNA6124 - Squamish Nation Submitted Squamish Nation Sḵwx̱wú7mesh sníchim
LNA5937 - Kwi Awt Stelmexw Submitted Kwi Awt Stelmexw Sḵwx̱wú7mesh sníchim