In July 1923, 16 tribes united as the Squamish Band. The group photo commemorates the government’s recognition that the Squamish Band was made up of numerous village sites. The delegates (all identified) were signing Chiefs and delegates. NVMA 4835
We respectfully acknowledge that MONOVA: Museum and Archives of North Vancouver is located on the traditional lands of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) First Nations, whose ancestors have lived here for countless generations. We are grateful for the opportunity to live, work and learn with them on unceded Coast Salish Territory.