Synonyms for homalco or Related words with homalco
Examples of "homalco"
(or Homalko) Indian reserves are located at the river's mouth.
First Nation is a member government of the Naut'sa mawt Tribal Council.
First Nation is a First Nations government located in Bute Inlet near the upper Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, Canada. The
are also known, with their neighbours the Sliammon and Klahoose and the K'omoks of nearby parts of Vancouver Island, as the Mainland Comox. Their ancestral tongue is the Comox language.
Homathko is a derivation of
or Homalhco or Homalhko, who are a subgroup of the Mainland Comox whose territory includes Bute and Toba Inlets.
Channel Rock is a nature reserve and eco-retreat centre on Cortes Island in the Northern Gulf Islands of British Columbia, Canada. It is located within the traditional territories of the Wei We Kai, Kwiakah,
, Klahoose and Sliammon peoples.
Cortes Island is part of the traditional territories of the We Wai Kai, Kwiakah,
, and Klahoose First Nations, with the office of the Klahoose First Nation located on the island. The island's southern tip is also part of the traditional territory of the Sliammon people.
Bute Inlet and the lower reaches of its major rivers, such as the Homathko and Southgate, were and are home to the Xwe’malhkwu, or
First Nation people. The Xwe’malhkwu are part of the K'omoks, or Comox people, and speak a dialect of the Mainland Comox language, part of the Coast Salish branch of the Salishan language family. Colonial influence eroded Xwe’malhkwu culture in the late 19th century. Indian Residential schools further destroyed traditional Xwe’malhkwu culture and language.
The Klahoose are one of the three groups comprising the Tla'Amin or Mainland Comox. The other two divisions of this once-populous group are the
and Sliammon (which is a corruption of "Tla A'min"). The Klahoose are governed by the Klahoose First Nation and their main community is also called Klahoose, which is located at the head of Toba Inlet. Before the Laich-kwil-tach migration to the Campbell River area, Klahoose traditional territory extended from there to Cortes Island though the latter is now also claimed by the Kwiakah, one of the four main groupings of the Laich-kwil-tach.
The Tla'amin First Nation, formerly Sliammon Indian Band or Sliammon First Nation, is a First Nations band government whose reserves and traditional territories are located on the upper Sunshine Coast in southwestern British Columbia, Canada. The Sliammon, whose proper name is Tla'amin, are closely related to the Klahoose and
peoples and have shared their adjoining territories; formerly all three collectively were known as the Tla A'min. They have been part of the Coast Salish indigenous peoples of the western coast of Canada since ancient times.
Bute Inlet is located in the Coast Land District, Range 1 and is part of the Sunshine Coast Forest District of the Coast Forest Region, which is headquartered in Powell River, and the Lower Mainland Ministry of Environment Region, headquartered in Surrey. It is also within the mainland portion of the Strathcona Regional District, which has only municipal powers such as sewage and building permits on non-Indian Reserve lands in rural areas. The inlet lies in the overlapping traditional territories and land claims of the
, Klahoose, Kwiakah and We Wai Kai First Nations.
The native name of Grace Harbour in the language of the Tla'Amin, Ayeahjuthum (Mainland Comox), is "K'ák'ik'i", anglicized as Kah kee ky or Kahkeeky, "camp overnight", believed to come from "k'iymtan", "camping place". The name refers to the waters of the harbour as well as a major village site on its shores where winter ceremonies were held encompassing all of the Tlo'hos (Klahoose) and Xwe'malhkwu (
) and Tla'Amin (Sliammon) groups, who were all one until broken into separate bands by the colonization. An islet offshore from the village site was used as a speaking podium.
The Klahoose are part of, with their neighbours the Sliammon and
one of the three groups who were split by colonialism into different band councils but united historically as the Tla A'min, known as the Mainland Comox. and K'omoks, the larger grouping of the Comox people, also known as the Island Comox and before the merger with the Laich-kwil-tach culture were known as the Sahtloot. Historically both groups are a subgroup of the Coast Salish though the K'omoks name is from, and their language today, is the Lik'wala (Southern Kwakiutl) dialect of Kwak'wala. The ancestral tongue is the Comox language, though the Sahtloot/Island dialect is extinct.
In May 2004, after years of conflict and negotiation, the various stakeholders agreed to recommend the BC government that about , about 33% of the Great Bear Rainforest, be put under some form of protection, and that new forms of ecosystem-based forestry be required throughout the rainforest. This fell short of the scientific recommendations, which had concluded that 44%–70% should be protected. The recommendation given to the BC government was a compromise solution agreed to by the many stakeholders after years of difficult negotiations. The stakeholders include provincial and local governments; many BC First Nations such as the Heiltsuk and
; the ENGOs Greenpeace, ForestEthics, Rainforest Action Network and Sierra Club BC; and forestry corporations such as Canadian Forest Products, Catalyst Paper Corporation, International Forest Products, Western Forest Products; and many others.
Their ancestral tongue is Ay-Ay-Ju-Thum (ʔayʔaǰuθəm) which is shared with the Klahoose and
peoples. Historically, these three tribes were all one people with no borders or separation. The three communities shared the village of Kah Kay Kay (Grace Harbour) during the winter months and practiced the winter ceremonies that were held by the Coast Salish People. The use of Skway Skway masks, ceremonial songs and dances and potlatching and feasting were common here. Today, Sliammons main village lies at Tishosum (milky waters from herring spawn) where close to 1000 people now reside. The community has been growing over the years and include the administrative offices, treaty offices, forestry offices, health center, Ahms Tah Ow school, Chi-Chuy (daycare, preschool, kindergarten), Soccer fields, Gymnasium, used as community hall, Development Corporation offices and more.
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