Port Neville facts for kids
The locality of Port Neville, which had a post office until 2013, to is located on the east side of the narrows that form the opening into Johnstone Strait of the port, which is really an inlet, at.
Port Neville Indian Reserve No. 4, or Port Neville 4, is located at the upper end of the port, to the south of Fulmore Lake at Tlowitsis Tribe band government of the Kwakwaka'wakw peoples. It is one of 11 reserves governed by the Tlowitsis, another of which is also on Port Neville, Hanatsa Indian Reserve No. 6, or Hanatsa 6, 95.1 ha. in size, is located on the south shore of the upper end of Port Neville at , to the east of Hanatsa Point at , which is at a narrows between the upper end of the port and the wider area towards its opening.It is 14.9 ha. in size and is under the governance of the
On the east shore of the port is xudzedzalis, a fort utilized by the Matilpi group of Kwakwaka'wakw. at. Its name means "fort on flat on beach".
This "very snug and commodious port" was named by Captain Vancouver probably in honour of Lieutenant John Neville of the Royal Marines but there is doubt about who he referred to.
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