Nalakglala

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 Hoeya Sound, N side Knight Inlet, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°42'30''N, 125°57'10''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92K/12

Origin Notes and History:

Translation: "hind end up river". The name has also been written 'nalaxdlala. According to Boas, this location was a place of origin for the Walas Kwakiutl. It was claimed as an old village site utilized and resource harvesting area by the Mamalilikulla in 1914.

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 17); and Galois, Robert, "Kwakwaka'wakw Settlements, 1775 - 1920: A geographical analysis and Gazeteer" UBC Press, Vancouver, 1994 (map Ma 21).

Source: Museum at Campbell River (spring 2001)