Leq'á:mel First Nation

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Leq'á:mel First Nation, formerly known as Lakahahmen First Nation, is located 22 kilometres east of Mission, British Columbia.

Community information

Leq'á:mel First Nation utilizes three reserves for residential uses, two as cemeteries, and as for the other five, are either under a Certificate of Possession to members, leased for agricultural use, or future sites for Economic Development.

Population on reserve: 135[[8858]]
Population off reserve: 407[[8858]]
Total population: 542[[8858]]

Language information

The Leq'á:mel First Nation speaks the Stó:lō Halq'eméylem dialect.

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

Number of Fluent Speakers:
Number of Speakers that understand some of the language:
Number of Speakers learning the language:

Historically known as:

Lakahahmen First Nation
(604) 826-7976
(604) 826-0362

LNA 1s

Title Submitted Organization/First Nation/Government Language
LNA6520 - Leq'á:mel First Nation Submitted Leq'á:mel First Nation Hul’q’umi’num’ / Halq'eméylem / hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓
LNA6463 - Mission Friendship Centre Soceity Not submitted Mission Friendship Centre Soceity Hul’q’umi’num’ / Halq'eméylem / hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓
LNA3842 - Sto:lo Shxweli Halq'emeylem Language program Submitted Sto:lo Shxweli Halq'emeylem Language program Hul’q’umi’num’ / Halq'eméylem / hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓
LNA2172 - Sts'ailes Community School, Sts'ailes Indian Band Submitted Sts'ailes Community School, Sts'ailes Indian Band Hul’q’umi’num’ / Halq'eméylem / hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓
LNA618 - Sto:lo Nation Submitted Sto:lo Nation Hul’q’umi’num’ / Halq'eméylem / hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓