The Shuswap and its Communities
The Shuswap is the region around Shuswap Lake in the South-Central interior of British Columbia, and is at the heart of Shuswap Country. The area is well-known for its recreational lakeshore communities, and Salmon Arm is the administrative capital of the region.
The name 'Shuswap' derives from the Secwepemc First Nations people, who are the most northern of the Interior Salish peoples. Their territory includes the Shuswap and surrounding areas.
The Shuswap is well-known for its busy lakeside communities and activities. From mid-Spring and into the fall, the region thrives with vacation activity, attracting visitors for its camping, boating, hiking, horse events, festivals, and more. Anyone...