Kliquit

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: N side Knight Inlet, E of Hoeya Sound, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°40'45''N, 125°53'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92K/12

Origin Notes and History:

Translation: "seaweed body". The name has also been written Lekwe't and t'lakwitan. This old village site was a fishing and trapping base for the Mamalilikulla.

Source: Museum at Campbell River (spring 2001)

Published references to this site (including maps): Boas, Franz, "Geographical Names of the Kwakiutl Indians" Columbia University Contributions to Anthropology 20, New York, 1934 (map 15/63); and Galois, Robert, "Kwakwaka'wakw Settlements, 1775 - 1920: A geographical analysis and Gazeteer" UBC Press, Vancouver, 1994 (map Ma 13). .

Source: Museum at Campbell River (spring 2001)