Wil Milit

Feature Type:Site - A named place that has historic, geographic or folkloric significance.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Pronounced: will MILL-it
Relative Location: NE end of Pearse Island, Portland Canal, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 55°01'30''N, 130°11'25''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 103O/1

Origin Notes and History:

Formerly Pearse Island Indian Reserve 43, Kincolith Band. Extinguished per Nisga'a Treaty and transferred, with extension, to fee-simple interest: Lots 5431 & 7235, Cassiar Land District. Name changed to Wil Milit (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