SECWEPEMC (Shuswap) are an Interior SALISH people in central BC whose traditional territories stretch from the FRASER R east to the ROCKY MTS. Today there are about 8,500 Secwepemc occupying 17 communities, 4 of which are allied in the CARIBOO Tribal Council in WILLIAMS LAKE, the rest forming the Shuswap Nation Tribal Council at KAMLOOPS. Traditionally they lived together in small family groups, subsisting by FISHING, hunting and gathering PLANT food. SALMON caught in the rivers running through...

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