Scowlitz First Nation

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The Scowlitz First Nation or Scowlitz Indian Band is the band government of Skaulits subgroup of the Sto:lo people located on Harrison Bay in the Upper Fraser Valley region between Chehalis (E) and Lake Errock, British Columbia, Canada (W).[1] They are a member government of the Stó:lō Tribal Council.

Indian Reserves[edit]

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Indian Reserves under the administration of the Cowlitz First Nation are:

Qithyll/Harrison Knob archaeological site[edit]

The Scowlitz First Nation are partners in an archaeological dig covering Harrison Hill and its subpeak Harrison Knob, known to them as Qithyll, which is an ancient graveyard containing unusual burial mounds known as the Scowlitz Mounds or Fraser Valley Pyramids. The site contains 198 pyramids in 15 distinct clusters.[8][9]


  1. ^ Indian and Northern Affairs Canada First Nation Detail
  2. ^ Indian and Northern Affairs Canada - Reserve/Settlement/Village Detail
  3. ^ "Williams Indian Reserve 2". BC Geographical Names.
  4. ^ Indian and Northern Affairs Canada - Reserve/Settlement/Village Detail
  5. ^ "Scowlitz Indian Reserve 1". BC Geographical Names.
  6. ^ Indian and Northern Affairs CAnada - Reserve/Settlement/Village Detail
  7. ^ "Squawkum Indian Reserve 3". BC Geographical Names.
  8. ^ The Dead and the Living: Burial Mounds & Cairns and the Development of Social Classes in the Gulf of Georgia Region, Brian David Thom, M.A. thesis, University of British Columbia, Dept. of Anthropology and Sociology, July 1995 Archived 2009-06-09 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ Final draft of SAA Mound Poster, Nicole Oakes, Simon Fraser University/J. Brown & Oakes Archaeology, Michael Blake, University of British Columbia, Dana Lepofsky, Simon Fraser University[permanent dead link]