ʔaq̓am (St. Mary's Band)

Language: Ktunaxa
Dialect: Ktunaxa A
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Historically known as: St. Mary's Indian Band

Contact Information:
St. Mary's Band
7470 Mission Rd
Cranbrook, BC
V1C 7E5
ph. (250) 426-5717
fx. (250) 426-8935

ʔaq̓am B (St. Mary's Band) has their main community in Cranbrook, BC. The name ʔaq̓am literally translates as "deep dense woods"1.

Language Information

Fluent Speakers: 4 2
Understand or Speak Somewhat: 20 2
Learning Speakers: 94 2

The St. Mary's Indian Band speaks the Ktunaxa language.

Community Information

Population: 513 2

Footnotes / References
1. unknown (n.d.). About the Ktunaxa People.
2. St Mary's Indian Band (2014), Language Needs Assessment #2628

Audio Clip References
A. Ktunaxa - Gravelle, Liz (n.d.). Ktunaxa Archive.
B. ʔaq̓am - Gravelle, Liz (n.d.). Ktunaxa Archive.