Nłeʔkepmxcín

Nłeʔkepmxcín is spoken along the Fraser River from Spuzzum to Lytton, as well as around the Thompson River and in the Nicola Valley. The Nłeʔkepmx peoples and language are often referred to as the Thompson in older literature.

Statement about language health: 
"About ten percent of our population speak and think in the language fluently but many more are actively learning it".[[205]]
First NationPopulationFluent SpeakersUnderstand or Speak SomewhatLearning Speakers
Ashcroft Indian Band249[[8305]]
Boothroyd Band235[[8227]]
Boston Bar First Nation 271[[8306]]
Coldwater947[[8307]]
Cook's Ferry350[[8308]]
Kanaka Bar Indian Band243[[8119]]
Lower Nicola Indian Band1250[[8593]]
Lytton First Nation2033[[8004]]
Nicomen Indian Band132[[8309]]
Nooaitch236[[8310]]
Oregon Jack Creek Band0
Shackan127[[8311]]
Siska Indian Band320[[8312]]
Skuppah Indian Band0
Spuzzum First Nation0
Other language names: 
Nlaka'pamux
Thompson
Nlha7kápmx
Language family: 
Salishan
Language subfamily: 
Interior Salish