Susukw

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: Facing Gilford Bay, S side Gilford Island in entrance to Knight Inlet, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°39'40''N, 126°22'40''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92L/9

Origin Notes and History:

Translation not provided. This old village site was utilized by the Mamalilikulla for fishing, gardening and timber harvesting. Galois cites information from Andrew Paul gathered in 1922, which describes the site being located east of Port Elizabeth and passing through lots 981 and 679A.

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 14/57); and Galois, Robert, "Kwakwaka'wakw Settlements, 1775 - 1920: A geographical analysis and Gazeteer" UBC Press, Vancouver, 1994 (map Ma 24).

Source: Museum at Campbell River (spring 2001)