Simpcw First Nation

Preferred Name:
Simpcw First Nation
BC Regional Office:
Thompson Okanagan
Reserve Land Area:
Chief George Lampreau
Christine Donald, Alison Green, Ronald Lampreau Jr, Amanda Celesta, Larry Lampreau
Governance Structure:
Address: 7555 Dunn Lake Road
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Community Description

The Simpcwúl’ecw are part of the Secwepemc, or Shuswap Nation- one of 17 Bands who historically (and currently) lived in the Thompson River Valley. Simpcw First Nation has nearly 700 members, many of whom live in Chu Chua, the location of the main village of Simpcw First Nation. Traditionally, the Simpcw people were known for their hunting abilities of fish and other wildlife, as well as plant collection for food, medicines and technology.

Treaty or Tribal Association
Shuswap Nation