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Language: Colville-Okanagan

  • Mar 14, 2012
  • 10:30 PM

Elders share language and culture

Cara Brady / Vernon Morning Star
The name, Nkm’aplqs isn’ma’ma’ya’tn klsqilxwtet Language and Cultural Immersion School, means “a learning place towards and in the direction of our indigenous Okanagan ways.”
  • Dec 15, 2011
  • 12:47 AM

Salish Numbers Book Helps Kids Learn Native Language

Indian Country Today Media
Children aged 2 to 6 can now learn to count in nsəlxcin—the Colville-Okanagan Interior Salish Language spoken by Native American and First Nations peoples who live between the Cascade and Rocky Mountains in Washington and British Columbia, Canada.
  • May 22, 2011
  • 12:11 AM

Lessons preserve Okanagan language

Katherine Mortimer / Vernon Morning Star
...One of those traditions is the use of the Okanagan (nsyilxcen) language. Sandra Lynxleg, principal of aboriginal education for the district, outlined the course and its growth over the last two years, and introduced certified classroom teacher Ben Louis and language teachers Madeline Gregoire and Wilkie Louis.