Comox First Nation

COMOX  () , or Island Comox, are a FIRST NATION of the Northern Coast Salish people (see SALISHAN FIRST NATIONS). Before contact with Europeans they occupied the east coast of VANCOUVER ISLAND from KELSEY BAY south almost to COMOX, and the adjacent islands, including QUADRA ISLAND. There were at least 5 subgroups inhabiting different villages throughout the territory. By 1800 the Lekwiltok, a tribe of the KWAKWAKA'WAKW (Kwakiutl), were...

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