Gwinmilit

Feature Type:Site - A named place that has historic, geographic or folkloric significance.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Pronounced: gwin MILL-it
Relative Location: W side of Observatory Inlet, at Salmon Cove, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 55°16'09"N, 129°51'06"W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 103P/5

Origin Notes and History:

Formerly Kinmelit Indian Reserve 20, Kincolith Band. Extinguished per Nisga'a Treaty and transferred to fee-simple interest: Lot 7223 Cassiar Land District. Name changed to Gwinmilit (site) per Nisga'a Treaty, Appendix F-3, effective 11 May 2000.

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

Where milit means "steelhead".

Source: Nisga'a Tribal Council / Ayuukhl Nisga'a Department, Aiyansh BC