Language: Nuučaan̓uɫ
Dialect: Central Nuučaan̓uɫ
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Historically known as: Ahousat

Contact Information:
Ahousaht First Nation
General Delivery
Ahousaht, BC
V0R 1A0
ph. (250) 670-9563
fx. (250) 670-9696

The Ahousaht First Nation has the largest population of all Nuučaan̓uɫ First Nations and their main village is at Maaqtisiis (Marktosis)1 on Flores Island on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Ahousaht traditional territory encompasses Flores Island and areas in and around Clayoquot Sound as well as neighbouring valleys and mountains.

Language Information

Fluent Speakers: 35 2
Understand or Speak Somewhat: 16 2
Learning Speakers: 154 2

Community Information

Population: 2000 2
Internet Connectivity: Dial-in3

Maaqtisiis has a population of over 6004 a health centre, school, and recreation centre.

Footnotes / References
1. Wikipedia Marktosis entry: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marktosis%2C_British_Columbia
2. Ahousaht Education Authority (2011), Language Needs Assessment #2506
3. Aboriginal Canada (2006). First Nation Connectivity Profiles.
4. Statistics Canada (2006)community profile for Marktosis 15: http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/profiles/community/Details...