skip to Main Content

Need A Halkomelem Translation? We Can Help.

Halkomelem  is spoken in southwestern British Columbia, Canada and into northern Washington, United States. Halkomelem has three distinct dialect groups:

  • An Island dialect spoken by the Snuynemuxw, Nanoonse, Chemainus, Cowichan, Halalt, Lake Cowichan, Lyackson, and Penelakut.
  • A Downriver dialect, spoken by the Musqueam, Twawwassen, Kawntlen, Tsleil-Waututh, Qayqayt, Kwikwetlem, and Katzie First Nations.
  • An Upriver dialect, called Upper Sto:lo, spoken between Matsqui First Nation and Yale.

Halkomelem is currently considered an endangered language with only 260 native speakers in 35 of 42 communities in Canada.

What do I need to know about Aboriginal Languages?

I had a great experience working with WinTranslation. I called first to get an idea of what specific Indigenous dialect I would need translation into based on my program's region and they were very helpful. I received a quick response back on my request for a quote and prompt and polite service throughout the entire interaction. In addition, receipt of my e-mail was acknowledged in a timely manner even though my consultant was out of the office for the afternoon which helped to put my mind at ease.

Rebekah Wilson

Choose wintranslation

An award-winning translation service provider based in North America, wintranslation has a fifteen year track record in managing complex multimedia and large-scale projects on time and on budget. Our company specializes in the translation of Canada’s aboriginal languages including Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, Malecite and Ojibwe. Please see our languages page for a full list of languages.

Only working with highly qualified translators with subject area expertise, wintranslation employs a multi-step quality control process which includes a peer review evaluation to ensure the highest level of service quality. Our terminology and translation memory management service helps our clients centralize their linguistic assets.

WE WOULD LOVE TO HELP WITH YOUR NEXT HALKOMELEM PROJECT
GET A FREE QUOTE NOW

Related Services

Dakota Translation Services

Dakota is one of the languages within the Sioux family which is spoken by the Dakota people. This language does share…

Mohawk Translation Services

Mohawk is one of the languages spoken by the Indigenous people of Canada. There are also tribes who speak Mohawk…

Ojibwe Translation Services

Ojibwe (alternatively spelled Ojibwa or Ojibway) is an Indigenous language spoken in the southern parts of Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan…

Back To Top