Nations & communities
The Interior region is home to the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Tŝilhqot’in, Secwépemc, Dãkelh Dené, St’át’imc, Syilx, Nlaka’pamux, and Ktunaxa Nations, comprised of 54 First Nations Communities.
There are 15 Métis Chartered Communities within the Interior region.
Aboriginal peoples within the Interior represent about nine percent (63,855) of the total population. Within the Interior region, the majority of Aboriginal peoples live off-reserve.