Sekw’el’wás (Cayoose Creek)

Language: St̓át̓imcets
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Historically known as: Cayoose Creek Band

Contact Information:
Cayoose Creek Band
PO Box 484
Lillooet, BC
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ph. (250) 256-4136
fx. (250) 256-4138

Sek’wel’wás is located near the town of Lillooet, BC. The literal translation of the name Sek’wel’wás is "broken in half" and it refers to a big rock.1

Language Information

Fluent Speakers: 2 2
Understand or Speak Somewhat: 3 2
Learning Speakers: 35 2

The Cayoose Creek Band speaks the St'at'imc language.

Community Information

Population: 193 2

Footnotes / References
1. Adrian, Marcel (2005). The Upper St'át'imc Language, Culture and Education Society (USLCES).
2. Upper St'at'imc Language, Culture and Education Society (2014), Language Needs Assessment #3237