Skwlax te Secwepemculecw

Preferred Name:
Skwlax te Secwepemculecw
Alternative Name:
Little Shuswap Lake, Alternate Little Lake (Circa 1877), Kuaut (Circa 1881) (Variation Kualt); Traditional Name Qw7Ewt;
BC Regional Office:
Thompson Okanagan (Kamloops)
Thompson Okanagan
Reserve Land Area:3,112.70 ha
Chief James Tomma
Wesley Francois, Dawn Francois
Governance Structure:
Custom Electoral System
Address: P.O. Box 1100
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Community Description

The Skwlax te Secwepemculecw (also Little Shuswap Lake Indian Band) is a First Nations band government of a community of the Secwepemc (Shuswap) Nation, located in the Central Interior region of British Columbia, Canada. Its main reserve is in Chase, British Columbia, sometimes marked Squilax on maps ("black bear" in the Shuswap language) is properly called Quaaout, and is on the shore of Little Shuswap Lake. The Little Shuswap Lake Indian Band seeks to become a strong self reliant community having Cultural and Traditional values to ensure a balanced and productive future for all members.

Treaty or Tribal Association