SECHELT  () , district municipality, pop 8,454 (2006), is set on a neck of land separating GEORGIA STRAIT from Sechelt Inlet on the SUNSHINE COAST north of VANCOUVER. It is home to the SECHELT (Shishalh) First Nation, the first aboriginal group in Canada to adopt self-government, whose 725 members occupy the separate Sechelt Indian Government District. The OBLATE missionary Paul DURIEU established a mission here in 1868 and imposed his...

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