Scia'new (Beecher Bay)
Languages: Hul’q’umi’num’ / Halq'eméylem / hən̓q̓əmin̓əm, Nəxʷsƛ̕ay̓əmúcən, SENĆOŦEN / Malchosen / Lekwungen / Semiahmoo / T’Sou-keDialect: Hul'q'umi'num
Historically known as: Beecher Bay First Nations
Scia'new First Nation
4901B East Sooke Rd
ph. (250) 478-3535
fx. (250) 478-3585
The Scia'new First Nations' main community is on Beecher Bay, in East Sooke, 30 km southwest of Victoria.
Language InformationHul’q’umi’num’ / Halq'eméylem / hən̓q̓əmin̓əm
The Scia'new First Nations trace their ancestry to people who spoke four different languages. The community recognizes all four languages although they are not all currently spoken. The predominant language is now Hul’q’umi’num’.
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