Okwialis

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 Wakeman Sound, Kingcome Inlet, Range 2 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°02'30''N, 126°32'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92M/2

Origin Notes and History:

Translation: "beach at hind end". The name has also been written huxwiay'lis. Another name for the site was Atlalko. Principal village of the Hahuamis until sometime after 1865 when the Hahuamis joined the Gwawaenuk and the Tsawatainuk at Gwayasdams. In 1886 the site was allotted as a Gwawaenuk reserve, Alalco IR 8. (Dawson 1887:3, Boas 1969; Galois 1994: 112-113.)

Source: Museum at Campbell River (spring 2001)