Wuikinuxv Nation

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Historically known as: Oweekeno Nation

Contact Information:
Wuikinuxv Nation
Bag 3500
Port Hardy, BC
V0N 2P0
ph. (250) 949-8625
fx. (250) 949-7105

The traditional territory of the Wuikinuxv people spans the Central Coast, south of Bella Coola.

Language Information

Fluent Speakers: 6 1
Understand or Speak Somewhat: 5 1
Learning Speakers: 10 1

The Wuikinuxv Nation speaks the Oweekyala language.

Community Information

Population: 280 1

Their main community is on the Wannock (also Wanook, Wanuk) River, between Rivers Inlet and Owikeno Lake, approximately 80 km from Bella Bella, on B.C.'s Central Coast.