A language of Canada

Alternate Names
Slatlemuk, St’at’imcets, Statimc, Stl’atl’imc, Stl’atl’imx, Stlatliumh

140 (FPCC 2014). 690 semi-speakers (FPCC 2014). Ethnic population: 6,670 (FPCC 2014).


British Columbia province: Lillooet and middle Fraser river area.

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Language Status

8a (Moribund). Language of recognized indigenous peoples: Bridge River, Cayoose Creek, Douglas, Lil’wat, N’Quatqua, Samahquam, Skatin, T’it’q’et, Ts’kw’aylaxw, Tsal’alh, Xaxli’p.


Upper Lillooet (Fountain), Lower Lillooet (Mount Currie). The bands associated with the 2 dialects are culturally and politically distinct.

Language Use

Active language retention programs at Mount Currie and Lillooet. Older adults only. Many also use English [eng].

Language Development

Language courses (1991). Dictionary. Grammar. Texts.

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