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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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Thats why today, Stephen Fuhr, Member of Parliament for KelownaLake Country, on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, announced that the Government of Canada will invest more than $1.3 million in five womens and Indigenous organizations serving women in the Greater Okanagan and Columbia Shuswap.
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Francis at the Sorrento Centre on the shores of beautiful Lake Shuswap in the interior of British Columbia.
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