Nxwísten (Bridge River)

Language: St̓át̓imcets
Dialect: Upper St'at'imc
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Historically known as: Bridge River Indian Band

Contact Information:
Bridge River Indian Band
PO Box 190
Lillooet, BC
V0K 1V0
ph. (250) 256-7423
fx. (250) 256-7999

Xwísten is located approximately 11km outside of Lillooet along the Bridge River.

Language Information

Fluent Speakers: 9 1
Understand or Speak Somewhat: 3 1
Learning Speakers: 65 1

The Nxwísten (Bridge River) speaks Upper St'at'imc.

Community Information

Population: 420 1

Our main community is on the Bridge River reserve where we have our band offices, community hall, and operate a number of businesses.

Footnotes / References
1. Upper St'at'imc Language, Culture and Education Society (2014), Language Needs Assessment #3237