WICKANINNISH  () was a NUU-CHAH-NULTH (Nootka) chief in CLAYOQUOT SOUND on the west coast of VANCOUVER ISLAND at the end of the 18th century. He played a leading role as an intermediary in the SEA OTTER trade. The name means "having no one in front of him in the canoe." Wickaninnish Beach is one of the long stretches of sand forming part of PACIFIC RIM NATIONAL PARK. Migrating gray WHALES are visible offshore during Mar–Apr, as are SEA...

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