The Nuxalk people call themselves the Nuxalkmc. A century ago, anthropologists called them the Bella Coola. Traditional Nuxalk territory is the central coast of British Columbia, from the mouth of the Bella Coola River inland along the Bella Coola Valley and nearby inlets and channels.
Population: Approximately 1,660 (as of 2013) Language: Nuxalk
IN NUXALK TERRITORY
FROM THE COLLECTIONS: Nuxalk sun mask
FROM THE COLLECTIONS: Nuxalk eagle headdress
See the complete collection of Nuxalk objects in the Museum's Northwest Coast Hall.