Metap

Feature Type:Former First Nation Village - A place formerly inhabited by First Nations' people, with no current population or that is usually uninhabited.
Status:
Relative Location: Head of Viner Sound, NW side Gilford Island, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°47'30''N, 126°23'10''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92L/16

Origin Notes and History:

Translation not provided. The name has also been written "mit'ap" and "Meetup". This former village site and fishing area was utilized by the Kwiksootainuk and Mamalilikulla. Alloted to the Mamalilikulla as a fishing station in 1879 by Sproat and later designated IR #2, Meetup; this site is said to have originally been owned by the Kwiksootainuk. Mit'apdzi and big mit'ap are other names for the same location.

Source: Museum at Campbell River (spring 2001)