Kingcome, British Columbia

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Kingcome, known as Okwunalis[1] and Gwa'yi in Kwak'wala (actually the name of the Kingcome River,[2] is an unincorporated settlement in the Kingcome Inlet area of the Central Coast of British Columbia, Canada, located a few miles up the Kingcome River from the head of the inlet.[3] Quaee Indian Reserve No. 7 is the Indian reserve containing the village.[4]

It is the home of one of the four tribes of the Dzawada’enuxw (Tsawataineuk) subgroup of the Kwakwaka'wakw and was in the past site of a large cannery. It is the setting for the book "I Heard the Owl Call My Name".

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Coordinates: 50°58′00″N 126°11′00″W / 50.96667°N 126.18333°W / 50.96667; -126.18333 (Kingcome (locality))