Language: NłeʔkepmxcínDialect: Scw’́exmxcin A
Historically known as: nc̓́əł́etkʷu B (cold water)
Coldwater Indian Band
PO Box 4600
ph. (250) 378-6174
fx. (250) 378-5351
The Coldwater Indian Band's main community is about 10km southwest of Merritt.
The people of the Nicola Valley are called Scw’́exmx C which means "people of the creeks". The dialect that they speak, Scw’́exmxcin, is derived from the same word.
Footnotes / References
1. NIcola Tribal Association (2014), Language Needs Assessment #3101
2. Aboriginal Canada (2006). First Nation Connectivity Profiles.
Audio Clip References
A. Scw’́exmxcin - Garcia, Bernice (2008, July 25). Interview with Bernice Garcia.
B. nc̓́əł́etkʷu - Garcia, Bernice (2008, July 25). Interview with Bernice Garcia.
C. Scw’́exmx - Garcia, Bernice (2008, July 25). Interview with Bernice Garcia.