200 (FPCC 2014), increasing. 1,190 semi-speakers (FPCC 2014). Ethnic population: 9,860 (FPCC 2014). L2 users: 0 (Golla 2007).
British Columbia, east central.
Eastern Shuswap, Western Shuswap.
Secwepemc Cultural Education Society has made efforts to revitalize the language through classes at all levels, including an immersion program (Golla 2007). Shifting to English [eng]. Most are speakers 50 and older.
Language courses (1991).