Language: Nłeʔkepmxcín
Dialect: Scw’́exmxcin A
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Contact Information:
Shackan Indian Band
2160 Settler's Rd
Lower Nicola, BC
V1K 1M9
ph. (250) 378-5410
fx. (250) 378-5219

The main community for the Shackan is on the Nicola River about 20km from the mouth of the Thompson River.

Language Information

Fluent Speakers: 6 1
Understand or Speak Somewhat: 18 1
Learning Speakers: 0 1

The people of the Nicola Valley are called Scw’́exmx B which means "people of the creeks". The dialect that they speak, Scw’́exmxcin, is derived from the same word.

Community Information

Population: 134 1
Internet Connectivity: none2