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Shuswap

(sho͞o`swäp), Native North Americans whose language belongs to the Salishan branch of the Algonquian-Wakashan linguistic stock (see Native American languagesNative American languages,
languages of the native peoples of the Western Hemisphere and their descendants. A number of the Native American languages that were spoken at the time of the European arrival in the New World in the late 15th cent.
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). In the mid-19th cent. they lived in S British Columbia on the Fraser River and numbered some 7,000. The Shuswap, numbering about 5,000 in 1991, now live on reserves in British Columbia.
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Contract awarded for asphalt surfacing, highway 97d walloper to logan lake and east shuswap road (58.
Nyberg, a Shuswap Elder, said it is important for people to understand how residential schools, the Sixties Scoop, and the Indian Act affected First Nations, and resulted in intergenerational trauma.
Francis at the Sorrento Centre on the shores of beautiful Lake Shuswap in the interior of British Columbia.
He ventured beyond the Interior Shuswap, Chilcotin and Carrier reached by Demers in 1842 to the Babines and Sekani in the north, and the Lillooet in the west.
John Borrows, Canada's Indigenous Constitution (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010) [Borrows 2010]; Patrick Macklem, "Distributing Sovereignty: Indian Nations and Equality of Peoples" (1993) 45 Stan L Rev 1311; Robert J Miller, "American Indians, The Doctrine of Discovery, and Manifest Destiny" (2011) 11 Wyo L Rev 329; and "Conference Report from the International Seminar on the Doctrine of Discovery" (Kamloops: Shuswap Nation Tribal Council and Thompson Rivers University, 20-21 September 2012) online: <https://sites.
He is currently a National Articling Student in the Lawyer Licensing Program with the Law Society of Upper Canada as the Aboriginal Rights and Title Coordinator for the Shuswap Nation Tribal Council.
Thompson Cariboo Shuswap HSDA of Interior HA and Fraser East of Fraser HA both have noticeably higher SAM and SAH rates than the other HSDA areas in their respective region.
Chief Nathan Matthew of the Shuswap Nation Tribal Council said his nation is closer to the park, which they consider their traditional territory.
Tomson Highway's Ernestine Shuswap Gets Her Trout: Imagining the Post-National Society.
An anonymous Shuswap informant using the pseudonym Sophie describes how the chapel was the site where daily a priest "interrogated us on what it was all about being an Indian," promising that students "would go to hell and burn for eternity if we did not listen to their way of teaching" (Haig-Brown 59).
In Shuswap, for example, the diminutive is formed by infixation of a consonant following the stressed vowel.