SEMYOME (Semiahmoo)

Language: SENĆOŦEN / Malchosen / Lkwungen / Semiahmoo / T’Sou-ke
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Historically known as: Semiahmoo First Nation

Contact Information:
Semiahmoo First Nation
16049 Beach Rd
Surrey, BC
V3S 9R6
ph. (604) 536-3101
fx. (604) 536-6116

The SEMYOME traditional territory is centered in the Lower Mainland in and around White Rock, BC. Their teritory extends out from the mainland into the Strait of Georgia where it overlaps with the closely related W̱SÁNEĆ (Saanich) peoples.

Language Information

Fluent Speakers: 0 1
Understand or Speak Somewhat: 3 1
Learning Speakers: 5 1

Community Information

Population: 83 1
Internet Connectivity: High-Speed2


Wikipedia entry:

The Semiahmoo People site (written by school teacher):

Footnotes / References
1. Semiahmoo First Nation (2014), Language Needs Assessment #3328
2. Aboriginal Canada (2006). First Nation Connectivity Profiles.