Wet'suwet'en First Nation


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Historically known as: Broman Lake Indian Band

"The Wet’suwet’en First Nation located outside of Burns Lake in the central interior of British Columbia. It was formerly known as the Broman Lake Indian Band and is still usually referred to as Broman Lake although this is no longer its official name. Its members speak the Witsuwit’en dialect of Babine-Witsuwit’en, a Northern Athabaskan language. The main community is on Palling Indian Reserve No. 1."1

Language Information

Dakelh (ᑕᗸᒡ)
Fluent Speakers: 10 2
Understand or Speak Somewhat: 10 2
Learning Speakers: 88 2
Witsuwit'en
Fluent Speakers: 6 3
Understand or Speak Somewhat: 0 3
Learning Speakers: 0 3

The Wet'suwet'en First Nation speaks the Witsuwit'en language.