Splatsin First Nation

Preferred Name:
Splatsin First Nation
Alternative Name:
Formerly Spallumcheen (Pre-May 2011) (Variation Spellumcheen, Spallamcheen); Part Of Secwepemc; Traditional Name Splats'In; Meaning "Flat Along Edge"; Includes Vernon
BC Regional Office:
Thompson Okanagan (Kamloops)
Thompson Okanagan
Reserve Land Area:3,905.20 ha
Kukpi7 Doug Thomas
Councillor Beverly Thomas, Councillor Len Edwards, Councillor Sabrina Vergata, Councillor Theresa William, Councillor Loretta Eustache
Governance Structure:
Custom Electoral System
Address: P.O. Box 460
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Community Description

The Splatsin people reside on Indian reserve lands adjacent to the City of Enderby to the south and across the Shuswap River to the east. The Splatsin are the most southern tribe of the Shuswap Nation, the largest Interior Salish speaking First Nation in Canada whose aboriginal territory stretches from the BC/Alberta border near the Yellowhead Pass to the plateau west of the Fraser River, southeast to the Arrow Lakes and to the upper reaches of the Columbia River.

Treaty or Tribal Association
Shuswap Nation Tribal Council