Synonyms for musqueam or Related words with musqueam

secwepemc              saulteaux              tahltan              ktunaxa              gitxsan              squamish              katzie              tsleil              lutsel              waututh              ojibway              lheidli              heiltsuk              nlaka              haisla              innu              kitselas              kitasoo              siksika              nulth              chipewyan              wuikinuxv              cheklesahht              klahoose              wakw              xaixais              enneh              shishalh              wikwemikong              pamux              sinixt              tsimshian              anishinaabe              nakoda              yellowknives              skidegate              songhees              anishinabe              ditidaht              attawapiskat              quileute              nuxalk              ojibwa              kispiox              pessamit              klallam              dehcho              sliammon              nisga              semiahmoo             

Examples of "musqueam"
In recent years, a major focus of her work has been the Musqueam dialect of Halkomelem, on which she has both done research and helped to create the joint Musqueam/UBC Musqueam language program.
Musqueam Creek, and its tributary Cutthroat Creek, begin in Pacific Spirit Regional Park and flow south through the Musqueam Reserve in the Southlands neighbourhood of Vancouver, where they meet before entering the Fraser River estuary. The creeks are protected by the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans. Musqueam Creek is in the process of restoration by the Musqueam Band, and Coho salmon and Chum salmon have returned to this creek in small amounts.
The name Musqueam relates to the grass which grew in throughout the community of Musqueam. It was noted that in some periods the grass flourished, and in some periods it could scarcely be found. It was also noted that in some periods the Musqueam people would flourish and in some periods the population would dwindle, perhaps by a plague or war. In this way the people became known as the or Musqueam.
Another example is from Musqueam Halkomelem "dispositional" aspect formation:
The Musqueam dialect, is from the language family.
In 2003, Odjick moved back to Vancouver and partnered with the Musqueam First Nation to manage the Musqueam Golf & Learning Academy. As of 2013 Gino still resides in Vancouver.
Musqueam looks forward to being actively involved in the steps to be taken to restore the ancestral remains in accordance with Musqueam customs and beliefs, steps that must be taken immediately to prevent further deterioration.
The museum contains several large Musqueam artifacts from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, as well as many contemporary works commissioned from Musqueam artists such as Susan Point, Joe Becker, and Robyn and Debra Sparrow.
On September 4, 1913 George Roberts “of the New Westminster Band of Indians” met with commissioners of the British Columbia, Royal Commission on Indian Affairs. In his interview Roberts acknowledged Musqueam “Chief Charlie”chief of Musqueam and “New Westminster” Indians. Musqueam continued to live at qiqéyt into the 1930s. In 1959 this reserve was sold to pay for a water systems on Musqueam's I.R. #2. qiqéyt continues to be important to Musqueam and they continue to fish in the waters around this important village site.
On September 27, 2012 Musqueam received the Province of B.C.’s decision regarding the permits issued by the Province under the Heritage Conservation Act to permit a 5 story condominium development at c̓əsnaʔəm, also known as the Musqueam Marpole Village Site. As recognized in the decision, this site was declared to be a National Historic Site in 1933 as one of the largest pre-contact middens in Western Canada and has special significance for Musqueam.
The territory was originally held by the Musqueam Indian Band which still lays claim to the area.
Grant-John has been involved in the development and operation of several businesses. As Musqueam chief, she helped to create the first aboriginal commercial fishery in Canada and was a founder of Musqueam Weavers, a company that revitalized the local tradition of weaving. She also oversaw the acquisition of Celtic Shipyards and the Fraser Arms Hotel. She currently operates the Longhouse Seafood Market.
Blanche was living with her children on the Musqueam Indian Reserve in the 80s and was also teaching classes to Musqueam youth from her home. In 1980, Blanche was adopted into the James Sewid Family at an Alert Bay Potlatch Ceremony.
The area of the Musqueam Reserve is the closest Hudson's Bay Company explorer Simon Fraser made it to the Strait of Georgia; he was driven back by hostile Musqueam who had had bad experiences with white men on ships just previously. Chief Whattlekainum of the Kwantlen warned Fraser of an impending attack, thereby saving his life.
Marpole is one of Vancouver's oldest communities. The Great Marpole Midden, an ancient Musqueam village and burial site, one of North America's largest village sites and "one of the largest pre-contact middens on the Pacific coast of Canada", has been a National Historic Site since 1933. According to the Musqueam, it dates back at least 4,000 years.
The traditional territories of the Musqueam and Tsleil'waututh lie completely within the region; the southern portion of Squamish traditional territory is also in the region. Its claims overlap those of the Tsleil-waututh, Musqueam, and Kwikwetlem. Other peoples whose territories lie within the region are the , Chehalis, Katzie, Kwantlen, Tsawwassen, and Semiahmoo; many of their territories overlap with those of the Musqueam, and with each other. Many other peoples of the Georgia Strait region also frequented the lower Fraser, including those from Vancouver Island and what is now Whatcom County, Washington.
Sparrow was born and raised on the Musqueam Indian Reserve, part of the traditional territories of the Musqueam people, in Vancouver, British Columbia. Sparrow credits her grandfather, Ed Sparrow, who lived to be 100 years old and remembered the forcible removal of the Musqueam people from Stanley Park, with giving her “300 years of stories” that grounded her in her heritage and enabled her to hear the voices of her ancestors. “We never stopped dancing, we never stopped singing, we never stopped practising our cultural ways,” says Sparrow, who considers herself a person who lives and practises traditional ways.
As Musqueam chief she played a major role in two important aboriginal rights cases decided by the Supreme Court of Canada: R. v. Guerin and R. v. Sparrow.
In 1930 the museum sponsored an extensive series of archaeological excavations of the Marpole Midden which was one of the most important archaeological sites on the Pacific Northwest Coast but was also an unceded ancestral territory of the Musqueam First Nation and was where the village of c̓əsnaʔəm (Musqueam Marpole Village Site) had been located. The outcome of this has been dealt with in the award-winning exhibition c̓əsnaʔəm, the city before the city a joint project between the Musqueam Indian Band, the Museum of Vancouver and the Museum of Anthropology.
Capilano University serves campuses located on the traditional and ancestral territory of the Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh, Musqueam, Lil’wat and Sechelt (shíshálh) Nations.