Also known as the Siciatl.
A small tribe of Salishan linguistic stock in British Columbia, now gathered upon a reservation of the Fraser River agency.
They subsisted on salmon, venison, and berries, lived in communal structures of cedar, and were sun-worshipers.
Mission work was begun by the Oblate Father Durieu, who rescued them from heathenism and general degradation, and gathered them into a new town.
They are a moral and industrious people, and at one point were all Catholics.
New Catholic Dictionary