Pekw'Xe:yles

Feature Type:Indian Reserve-Réserve indienne - Tract of land set apart for the use and benefit of a particular Indian band.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Pronounced: pek way lis
Relative Location: N bank of Fraser River between Lower Hatzic Slough and D'Herbomez Creek in Mission (municipality), New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°08'29''N, 122°16'20''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92G/1

Origin Notes and History:

INAC # 09657. Pekw'Xe:Yles Indian Reserve was established 30 June 2005 by Order in Council PC 2005-1327. There are 21 bands on this reserve.

Source: Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada records & website: “First Nation Profiles”