June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day, a time to reflect and appreciate the rich history that expands thousands of years prior to colonialism. The following maps are provided as an overview of what was before colonialism, and as a recognition of the territories in which we currently live, work and play.
Linguistic areas on Turtle Island at the time of European contact
Time lapse of non-native control, 1750 to 2000
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Traditional T’Sou-ke Nation territory
Traditional Sc’ianew (Beecher Bay) territory
Traditional Pacheedaht territory
Traditional Ditidaht First Nation
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