Language: NłeʔkepmxcínDialect: Scw’́exmxcin A
Nooaitch Indian Band
2960 Shackelly Rd
Merritt , BC
ph. (250) 378-6141
fx. (250) 378-3699
Nooaitch is on the Nicola River about 10km west of the Canford C.P. railway station.
The people of the Nicola Valley are called Scw’́exmx B 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. Scw’́exmx - Garcia, Bernice (2008, July 25). Interview with Bernice Garcia.