Sechelt Indian Government District

Feature Type:Indian Government District - A legally designated area with self-governing status
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: 33 sites on Sechelt Peninsula and Inlet, Jervis Inlet and Malaspina Strait, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°28'45''N, 123°44'30''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92G/5
Related Maps: 92F/16
92F/9
92G/12
92G/13
92G/5
92J/4

Origin Notes and History:

Sechelt Indian Government District established by the Sechelt Indian Band Self-Government Act (Order in Council 1466/87, 24 July 1987) and by Privy Council Order 1988-505, 17 March 1988. Sechelt Indian Government District administrative offices are located at Sechelt SB 2. Name confirmed 28 February 1990.

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

All 33 former Sechelt Band Indian Reserves were re-established as Sechelt Band Land Units (identified "SB"). No boundary changes: Tsawcome SB 1; Sechelt SB 2; Swaycalse SB 3; Oalthkyim SB 4; Klaalth SB 5; Klayekwim SB 6; Klayekwim SB 6A; Klayekwim SB 7; Klayekwim SB 8; Chickwat SB 9; Tchahchelailthtenum SB 10; Hunaechin SB 11; Swaywelat SB 12; Swaywelat SB 12A; Chelohsin SB 13; Paykulkum SB 14; Tsooahdie SB 15; Slayathlum SB 16; Skwawkweehm SB 17; Smeshalin SB 18; Suahbin SB 19; Sawquamain SB 19A; Sallahlus SB 20; Sallahlus SB 20A; Sekaleton SB 21; Sekaleton SB 21A; Saughanaught SB 22; Cokoqueneets SB 23; Bargain Harbour SB 24; Boulder Island SB 25; Egmont SB 26; Skookumchuck SB 27; Shannon Creek SB 28. Names confirmed 28 February 1990 and 18 May 1990 on 92 G/5, 92G/12, 92G/13, 92 F/9, 92F/16 and 92 J/4.

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