, also spelled Nemiah Valley
and Nemaia Valley
, is an unincorporated locality and First Nations reserve
community between Chilko Lake
and the Taseko Lakes
in the Chilcotin District
of the Central Interior of British Columbia
It is the home of the Xeni Gwet'in band of the Tsilhqot'in people.
The name of Konni Lake, located near the eastern end of Nemaia Valley, is derived from the Tsilhqot'in language name Xeni.
- Lane, Robert (1953) Cultural Relations of the Chilcotin Indians of West Central British Columbia, Ph.D. dissertation, University of Washington.
- Lane, Robert (1981) "Chilcotin." In June Helm (ed.), Handbook of North American Indians: Subarctic, Vol.6., Smithsonian Institution, Washington.