Paull, Andrew

PAULL, Andrew, Squamish leader (b 26 Feb 1892, Squamish; d 28 July 1959, Vancouver). He was raised on the SQUAMISH Nation RESERVE in N VANCOUVER and attended St Paul's RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL on the reserve. He worked in a VANCOUVER law office, then as a longshoreman before joining the McKENNA–McBRIDE COMMISSION as an interpreter in 1913. His work for the commission led to a leading role in the ALLIED INDIAN TRIBES OF BC from 1916 to 1927. After the Allied Tribes collapsed, he withdrew from...

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