NINSTINTS, now abandoned, was the main Kunghit HAIDA village on the QUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDS. It was located in a sheltered bay on the eastern side of Anthony Island. The name comes from the English version of the name of a local chief, Nan stins. During the 1840s the town had 20 houses and a population of 300. A series of epidemics killed many inhabitants until by the 1870s the site was used only as a seasonal camp. Houses and monuments fell into ruins. In 1957 a salvage team from the...

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