Snaw-Naw-As First Nation

Language: Hul’q’umi’num’ / Halq'eméylem / hən̓q̓əmin̓əm
Dialect: Hul'q'umi'num
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Historically known as: Nanoose First Nation

Contact Information:
Snaw-Naw-As First Nation
209 Mallard Way
Lantzville, BC
V0R 2H0
ph. (250) 390-3661
fx. (250) 390-3365

Language Information

Fluent Speakers: 6 1
Understand or Speak Somewhat: 8 1
Learning Speakers: 10 1

The Snaw-Naw-As First Nation speaks the Hul'q'umi'num dialect.

Community Information

Population: 265 1

The main community of the Snaw-Naw-As (Nanoose) First Nation is on the east coast of Vancouver Island, adjacent to Lantzville, approximately 10 km north of Nanaimo.

Footnotes / References
1. Snaw-naw-as Health Centre (2013), Language Needs Assessment #2900