Historically known as: Songhees First Nation, Songish, Lekwungen
1500D Admirals Rd
ph. (250) 386-1043
fx. (250) 386-4161
The territory of the Songhees Nation includes the current city of Victoria and surrounding areas. The main community was moved from the west side of the Victoria harbour to lands that adjoin the SXIMEȽEȽ (Esquimalt) Nation's main reserve.
The Lekwungen dialect is currently a sleeping language1.
Footnotes / References
1. Deanna Daniels, personal communication to Towagh Behr, April 16, 2008.
2. Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (2008). First Nation Registered Population.
3. Aboriginal Canada (2006). First Nation Connectivity Profiles.