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

Economic Development Background

Splatsin Development Corporation oversees or is partnered with successful businesses and other entities including municipalities and forest companies in various enterprises both on Reserve and within Splatsin Traditional Territory.

Community Details:

Thompson Okanagan
Splatsin First Nation
Formerly Spallumcheen (Pre-May 2011) (Variation Spellumcheen, Spallamcheen); Part Of Secwepemc; Traditional Name Splats'In; Meaning "Flat Along Edge"; Includes Vernon
Thompson Okanagan (Kamloops)
3905.2 hectares

Contact Details:

Les Skaalid General Manager, Splatsin Development Corporation
(250) 838-0775
(250) 838-2131
P.O. Box 460 Enderby, BC, Canada V0E 1V0
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