Nadleh Whut'en

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The Nadleh Whut'en are located in the Central Interior of British Columbia at the east end of Fraser Lake. Most of the 419 members reside in Nadleh, the main community, while others live in Lejac. Nadleh is located along the banks of the Nadleh River between Fraser Lake and the Nechako River. Lejac is located on the south side of Fraser Lake, on the site of the former Lejac Residential School. The Nadleh Whut'en speak a dialect of the Dakelh (Carrier) Language which is part of the Athapaskan language family. Carrier people refer to themselves as Dakelh, which means "people who travel by water." Nadleh refers to where the salmon return every year. Whut'en refers to where you come from. The Clans of the Nadleh Whut'en Band are Ultseh yoo (frog), Dumdehm yoo (bear), Luk sil yoo (caribou), Ulstah mus yoo (owl, grouse), and Tsah yoo (beaver).[[Introductory text provided by the Nadleh Whut'en First Nation to FirstVoices for their community portal page]]

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Population on reserve: 0
Population off reserve: 0
Total population: 419

Language information

Historically known as:

Fraser Lake Indian Band
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LNA 1s

Title Submitted Organization/First Nation/Government Language
LNA6167 - Nadleh Whut'en Indian Band Submitted Nadleh Whut'en Indian Band Dakelh (ᑕᗸᒡ)
LNA1870 - Carrier Sekani Tribal Council Submitted Carrier Sekani Tribal Council Dakelh (ᑕᗸᒡ)