Colville Tribes Language Program

The Cultural Preservation Division carries out the essential and honorable function of perpetuating the culture and history of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Indian Reservation.

nselxcin Staff

(509) 422-7406 | Fax (509) 422-7440
Omak Office located across from Omak Community Center


nselxcin is the Language spoken by:
uknaqín ~ Okanogan ~ Seeing over the top
metxʷu ~ Methow ~ Blunt hills around a low valley
snʕáyckstx ~ Lakes ~ Speckled fish
sx̌ʷyʔiɬp ~ Colville ~ Sharp Pointed trees
nspilm ~ Nespelem ~ Prairie
(It is also referred to as “Northern Interior Salish”)

  Elaine Emerson | nselxcin Language Instructor |  Email

Elaine Emerson| nselxcin Language Instructor | Email

  Kenny Condon | nselxcin Language Instructor |  Email  

Kenny Condon| nselxcin Language Instructor | Email 

  Aaron Carden | nselxcin Language Instructor |  Email  

Aaron Carden| nselxcin Language Instructor | Email 

  Michele Seymour  | nselxcin Language Apprentice |  Email  

Michele Seymour | nselxcin Language Apprentice | Email 

  Margaret Timentwa | nselxcin Language Apprentice |  Email  

Margaret Timentwa| nselxcin Language Apprentice | Email