Da̱'naxda̱'xw / A̱waetla̱la̱

Language: Kwak̓wala
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Contact Information:
Da'naxda'xw First Nation
PO Box 330
Alert Bay, BC
V0N 1A0
ph. (250) 974-2179
fx. (250) 974-2109

The Da'naxda'xw First Nation is an amalgamation of the Da'naxda'xw and Awaetlala tribes of Knight Inlet. The main village of the Da'naxda'xw, Tsatsisnukwomi, is situated at Dead Point on Harbledown Island. This village is in Indian Channel and approximately 25 kilometers east of Alert Bay on the west coast of British Columbia, Canada.1

Language Information

Fluent Speakers: 8 2
Understand or Speak Somewhat: 3 2
Learning Speakers: 4 2

Community Information

Population: 1743
Internet Connectivity: Dial-in4̕

Footnotes / References
1. Copied from http://www.danaxdaxw.com/about_us.htm
2. Da'naxda'xwaetlala First Nation (2006), Language Needs Assessment #821
3. Registered Populatio as reported in Aboriginal Canada - Connectivity Profile
4. Aboriginal Canada (2006). First Nation Connectivity Profiles.