ʔakink̓umǂasnuqǂiʔit (Tobacco Plains Band)

Language: Ktunaxa
Dialect: Ktunaxa A
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Historically known as: Tobacco Plains Indian Band

Contact Information:
Tobacco Plains Indian Band
PO Box 76
Grasmere, BC
V0B 1R0
ph. (250) 887-3461
fx. (250) 887-3424

ʔakink̓umǂasnuqǂiʔit B (Tobacco Plains Band) has their main community in Grasmere, BC. The name ʔakink̓umǂasnuqǂiʔit literally translates as "place of the flying head".

Language Information

Fluent Speakers: 10 1
Understand or Speak Somewhat: 38 1
Learning Speakers: 50 1

The ʔakink̓umǂasnuqǂiʔit (Tobacco Plains Band) speaks the Ktunaxa language.

Community Information

Population: 199 1

Footnotes / References
1. Tobacco Plains Indian Band (2014), Language Needs Assessment #3457

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