GITANYOW  () , pop 369 (2001), is a GITKSAN village 20 km north of the SKEENA R on the STEWARTCASSIAR Hwy (see ROADS AND HWYS). It was formerly called Kitwancool, "people of a small village," referring to the terrible impact of disease and warfare on the population (see also ABORIGINAL DEMOGRAPHY). There is a fine display of TOTEM POLES here....

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