List of Squamish villages

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This is a list of Squamish villages. The Squamisn originally lived in the area around Howe Sound only, but were invited to Burrard Inlet by the Tsleil-waututh around 1800 to share that inlet after depopulation of the Tsleil-waututh by disease, resulting in overlapping territory with the Musqueam. The lowland and estuary of the Squamish River and other streams at the head of Howe Sound were their main domain before that; their territory and settlement reaches to Green Lake on the far side of today's Resort Municipality of Whistler, beyond which is the country of the Lil'wat. The islands of Howe Sound and the west coast of Howe Sound south to Gibsons are Squamish territory.

The following list is partly based on John R. Swanton's The Indian Tribes of North America, publ. 1953.[1]


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