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Indian villages and landmarks, Burrard Inlet and Howe Sound before the whitemans came
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- Cartographic material
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Compiled 1931-1937, aided by August Jack Haatsalano...and other Squamish and Musqueam Indians
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- Matthews, James Skitt, Major
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1 map : ink on paper, col. ; 106 x 83 cm
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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.
Scope and content
Item is a manuscript map showing the territory of the Squamish peoples using Squamish geographic names, as told to him by August Jack Khatsahlano.
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Map had previously been alienated from its original fonds and placed in AM1594.
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A digital copy of this item is available on-line.
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MAP 351b is a later version of this map.
In the AM54-S13 inventory, was part of Oblong L.3.
Annotation by J. S. Matthews in May 1937 reads: "Early Vancouver, Vol. 2 & 3. Resolution, Squamish Indian Council, Jan 13th 1933.".
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