are a First Nations people of the Lower Nicola Valley in the southern Southern Interior
of the Canadian province
of British Columbia
. They are part of the larger Nlaka'pamux
(Thompson) people and closely connected to the Scw'exmx
, a major subgroup of the Nlakapamuxtsin-speaking
peoples. Their primary community is Shackan
or Lower Nicola
, just west of Merritt
("Shackan" is an anglicization of Sce'xn'x).
The band government is the Shackan Indian Band, which is a member of the Nicola Tribal Association.