Etsekin 1

Feature Type:Indian Reserve-Réserve indienne - Tract of land set apart for the use and benefit of a particular Indian band.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: E side of Havannah Channel at Matilpi + adjacent islands, E of Cracroft Islands, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°33'30''N, 126°11'12''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92L/9

Origin Notes and History:

INAC #07108, 13.2 hectares. Tlowitsis Tribe (formerly Tlowitsis-Mumtagila Band, formerly Turnour Island Band).

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

Preferred modern spelling of this Kwak'wala name is I'tsikan

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office