440 (2011 census). Ethnic population: 5,000 (Golla 2007).
British Columbia, south central, Fraser River north of Yale, lower Thompson River and tributaries.
Language preservation efforts not strong although Nlakapmx Tribal Council in Lytton started a language education program and is developing a teaching curriculum (Golla 2007). Older adults. Also use English [eng].
Language courses (1991). Nicola and Coldwater are tribal bands.