Smith Sound (British Columbia) facts for kids
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|Location||British Columbia, Canada|
|Ocean/sea sources||Pacific Ocean|
Smith Sound is the traditional home and territory of the Gwa'sala group of Kwakwakaʼwakw, who are today organized with the 'Nak'waxda'xw (Nakoaktok) into the Gwa'sala-'Nakwaxda'xw Nations band government. Indian reserves on Smith Sound and Smith Inlet under their governance are:
- Ann Island IR No. 7, on Ann Island, 10.10 ha.
- Halowis IR No. 5, at the mouth of Smokehouse Creek at the head of Long Lake, 3.60 ha.
- Nekite IR No. 2, at the mouth of the Nekite River, which is at the head of Smith Inlet, 66.80 ha.
- Nathlegalis IR No. 3, comprising Indian Island and five smaller islands in Takush Harbour, which is on the south side of Smith Sound, 134.40 ha.
- Toksee IR No. 4, at the junction of Long Lake and Wyclees Lagoon, 5.60 ha.
- Tseetsum-Sawlasilah IR No. 6, on the north shore of Naysash Inlet, which branches off the north side of Smith Inlet, 2.10 ha.
- Wyclese IR No. 1, on the south shore of Smith Sound at the entrance to Wyclees Lagoon, 223 ha.
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