Historically known as: Esquimalt Nation
1189 Kosapsum Cres
ph. (250) 381-7861
fx. (250) 384-9309
SXIMEȽEȽ (Esquimalt) people's main reserve is in the municapality that bears an anglicised version of their name - Esquimalt. Their traditional territory is on the southern tip of Vancouver Island and surrounding waterways and islands.
The SXIMEȽEȽ people speak the Lekwungen dialect. This dialect is similar to the SENĆOŦEN , Malchosen, Semiahmoo, and T’Sou-ke dialects.