Definition of 'Namgis in English:

'Namgis

(also Namgis, Nemgis)

Pronunciation /ˈnamɡɪs/

adjective

  • = Nimpkish .

    'Namgis is now the preferred term among the people themselves; their official designation is 'Namgis (First) Nation.

noun

Origin

1960s. From Kwakiutl ʼnəmġis, self-designation.