xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam)

FN Code: 
550

The xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people have lived in our present location for thousands of years. Our traditional territory once occupied much of what is now Vancouver and surrounding areas. The name xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) relates back to the River Grass, the name of the grass is məθkʷay̓.[[copied from Muqueam homepage: http://www.musqueam.bc.ca/Home.html]]

Community information

Internet connectivity

High-Speed[[93]]

Population on reserve: 675[[8208]]
Population off reserve: 620[[8208]]
Total population: 1295[[8208]]

Language information

The Musqueam has some semi-fluent speakers of Hən̓q̓əmin̓əm...[[copied from Muqueam homepage: http://www.musqueam.bc.ca/Language.html]]

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

Number of Fluent Speakers:
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Historically known as:

Musqueam
Phone: 
(604) 263-3261
Fax: 
(604) 263-4212
Toll free: 
1-866-282-3261
Email2: 
Email3: 

LNA 1s

Title Submitted Organization/First Nation/Government Language
LNA6330 - Organization Submitted Organization Hul’q’umi’num’ / Halq'eméylem / hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓
LNA6123 - Musqueam First Nation Submitted Musqueam First Nation Hul’q’umi’num’ / Halq'eméylem / hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓
LNA6024 - Musqueam First Nation Submitted Musqueam First Nation Hul’q’umi’num’ / Halq'eméylem / hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓
LNA5949 - Musqueam First Nation Submitted Musqueam First Nation Hul’q’umi’num’ / Halq'eméylem / hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓
LNA3802 - Katzie First Nation Submitted Katzie First Nation Hul’q’umi’num’ / Halq'eméylem / hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓