Nsyilxcən

Nsyilxcən is the language of the Okanagan people. "The Okanagan People have inhabited the Okanagan Valley for thousands of years. The Okanagan traditional territories extend from south central interior of British Columbia to north central Washington State."[[copied from FirstVoices nsyilxcən Community Portal: http://www.firstvoices.com/scripts/WebObjects.exe/FirstVoices.woa/wa/enterLanguageArchive?archive=ac6af976a2fe118d]]
First NationPopulationFluent SpeakersUnderstand or Speak SomewhatLearning Speakers
Lower Similkameen Indian Band0
Okanagan Indian Band1760
Osoyoos Indian Band0
Penticton Indian Band1076[[8740]]
Upper Nicola Band0
Upper Similkameen Indian Band0
Westbank First Nation850[[8694]]
Other language names: 
Okanagan
Language family: 
Salishan
Language subfamily: 
Interior Salish