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Item : MAP 351b - Sko-Mish-Oath : the territory of the Squamish Indian People : Indian villages and landmarks : Burrard Inlet and Howe Sound before the whitemans came

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Sko-Mish-Oath : the territory of the Squamish Indian People : Indian villages and landmarks : Burrard Inlet and Howe Sound before the whitemans came

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  • Cartographic material

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  • Statements of responsibility: An annotation on the map reads, "Compiled 1931-1937, aided by August Jack Haatsalano, who cannot read or write, born Snauq, False Creek, grandson of Chief Haatsa-lah-nogh (Kitsilano), and other Squamish and Musqueam Indians."

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AM54-S13-: MAP 351b

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  • May 1937 (Creation)
    Creator
    Matthews, James Skitt, Major

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1 map : lithographic [?] print, col. mounted ; 52 x 45 cm

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(1878-1970)

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Major J.S. Matthews was a native of North Wales who arrived in Vancouver in 1898 from New Zealand. He was with Imperial Oil for most of the period 1898-1920 and held various executive positions during the twenties. In 1933 he became City Archivist for Vancouver, a position he held until his death.

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Item is a print of a map by Major James Skitt Matthews, City Archivist, showing villages, landmarks and rivers of Howe Sound and Burrard Inlet using their indigenous names. The map also shows elevations and wildlife populating the area. It was compiled between 1931 and 1937, with the assistance of August Jack Haatsalano (Khahtsahlano), whose attestation is included on the map. Notes on the map explain the map's nomenclature.

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Cardboard mount is torn in several places around the edges.

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Map had previously been alienated from its original fonds and placed in AM1594.

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A digitized copy of this item is available on-line.

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MAP 351a is the initial draft version of this map.

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In the AM54-S13 inventory, was part of Oblong L.3.

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Copyright: City of Vancouver; expiry: 2021-01-01.

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1937-05-01

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2021-01-01

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2015-04-09

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Canada

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  • Cabinet: 699-01 fld 05