Kyuquot (pronounced "ky YOO kit") is an unincorporated settlement and First Nations Indian reserve community located on Kyuquot Sound on northwestern Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Meaning people of Kayukw in the Nuu-chah-nulth language, it is partly the community of the Kyuquot and Cheklesahht peoples, whose band government is the Kyuquot/Cheklesahht First Nation. The site of Kayukw, the original village of the Kyuquot people, is nearby in the form of Kayouk Indian Reserve No. 8, adjacent to which are Kayouk Bluff and Kayouk Creek. The original village site of the Cheklesahht people is the Checkaklis Island Indian Reserve 9 on the island of the same name in the Bunsby Islands in Checleset Bay, which is named for the people, whose name means "people of Checkaklis".
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Big Bunsby Marine Provincial Park is a provincial park on the west coast of northern Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada, to the southeast of the Brooks Peninsula. It is accessible only by boat.
The park is a good spot for viewing gray whales, Bald eagles and sea otters. The area of the park is 658 hectares.Brooks Peninsula Provincial Park
Parts of this article have been adapted from the BC Parks website.
Brooks Peninsula Provincial Park is a provincial park located on the west coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada.Catala Island Marine Provincial Park
Catala Island Marine Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, located on the west coast of Vancouver Island at the mouth of Esperanza Inlet, between Kyuquot Sound (N) and Nootka Sound (S). The park is 850 ha. in size and was established in July 1995.Comox-Strathcona Regional District
The Regional District of Comox-Strathcona was a regional district of British Columbia, Canada from 1967 to 2008. On February 15, 2008, the regional district was abolished and replaced by two successor regional districts, Comox Valley and Strathcona.
The district covered large portions of northern Vancouver Island and included part of the mainland north of the Sunshine Coast. As of the 2006 Census, the Regional District had a population of 101,595. The district's administrative offices were located in Courtenay, although the most populous incorporated community was the District Municipality of Campbell River.Dixie Cove Marine Provincial Park
Dixie Cove Marine Provincial Park, originally Dixie Cove Provincial Park, is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, located on the east side of Hohoae Island, which is just west of Fair Harbour in Kyuquot Sound on the West Coast of Vancouver Island.Doom Mountain
Doom Mountain is a mountain on the Brooks Peninsula on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. It was so named by Dr. Richard Hebda of the Royal British Columbia Museum because of the foreboding appearance of sheer cliffs, and because the mountain top was usually shrouded in cloud while the rest of the area was clear.Island Health
Island Health, also known as the Vancouver Island Health Authority, is the publicly funded health care provider in the southwestern portion of the Canadian province of British Columbia. The region includes the communities of:
Central Coast (part of)Hospitals and Health Centres
150 facilities include:
Bamfield Health Centre
Chemainus Health Care Centre
Cormorant Island Health Centre
Cortes Health Centre
Cowichan District Hospital
Cumberland Health Centre (Laboratory Only)
Gabriola Medical Clinic
Galiano Island Health Care Centre
Gold River Health Centre
Hornby Island Medical Clinic
Kyuquot Health Centre
Lady Minto/Gulf Islands Hospital
Ladysmith Community Health Centre
Mayne Island Health Care Centre
Namgis Health Centre
Nanaimo Regional General Hospital
North Island Hospital Campbell River
North Island Hospital Comox Valley
Pender Islands Bishop Coleman Memorial Health Centre
Port Alice Health Centre
Port Hardy Hospital
Port McNeill and District Hospital
Queen Alexandra Centre for Children's Health
Royal Jubilee Hospital
Saanich Peninsula Hospital
Saturna Island Medical Clinic
St. Joseph's General Hospital (Affiliate)
Sointula Health Centre
Tahsis Health Centre
Tofino General Hospital
Victoria General Hospital
Victoria Hospice (Palliative Care)
West Coast General Hospital
Zeballos Health CentreKyuquot/Cheklesahht First Nation
The Kyuquot/Cheklesath First Nation (officially Ka:'yu:'k't'h'/Che:k:tles7et'h' First Nation) is a First Nations government based at Kyuquot, located on the outer coast of Kyuquot Sound, on the west coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. It is a member of the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council.
Before 1951, Both the Kyuquot First Nation and the Cheklesath First Nation were separately managed and funded by the then Department of Indian and Northern Affairs. The Cheklesath (people) were very few in numbers and were not receiving adequate funding [for housing and infrastructure] from the Federal Government's Department of Indian and Northern Affairs (funding based on Band Membership).
The Chekleset chiefs and elders met with the Kyuquot chiefs and elders to ask if their people could live amongst the Kyuquot people.
The Kyuquot chiefs and elders agreed to allow the Cheklesath to live on Č'axwataqt(Mission Island), but were not granted any rights in Kyuquot affairs. They were to remain a separate nation until conditions warranted their return to their own territory.Kyuquot (disambiguation)
Kyuquot, pronounced "ky YOO cut", meaning "people of Kayukw" in the Nuu-chah-nulth language, may refer to:
Kyuquot, an unincorporated settlement on northwestern Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Kyuquot Sound, British Columbia (including Kyuquot Bay, Kyuquot Channel)
The Kyuquot/Cheklesahht First Nation, the joint band government of the Kyuquot and Cheklesahht peoples of Kyuquot Sound
The Kyuquot Water AerodromeKyuquot Sound
Kyuquot Sound is a complex of coastal inlets, bays and islands on northwestern Vancouver Island in the Canadian province of British Columbia.Kyuquot Water Aerodrome
Kyuquot Water Aerodrome, (TC LID: CAR7), is located adjacent to Kyuquot, British Columbia, Canada.List of islands of British Columbia
This is a list of islands of British Columbia.Nootka Island
Nootka Island (French: île Nootka) is an island adjacent to Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. It is 534 square kilometres (206 sq mi) in area. It is separated from Vancouver Island by Nootka Sound and its side-inlets, and is located within Electoral Area A of the Strathcona Regional District.
Europeans named the island after a Nuu-chah-nulth language word meaning "go around, go around". They likely thought the natives were referring to the island itself. The Spanish and later English applied the word to the island and the sound, thinking they were naming both after the people.In the 1980s, the First Nations peoples in the region created the collective autonym of Nuu-chah-nulth, a term that means "along the outside (of Vancouver Island)". An older term for this group of peoples was "Aht", which means "people" in their language and is a component in all the names of their subgroups, and of some locations (e.g. Yuquot, Mowachaht, Kyuquot, Opitsaht etc.).Quatsino Sound
Quatsino Sound is a complex of coastal inlets, bays and islands on northwestern Vancouver Island in the Canadian province of British Columbia. It is the northernmost of the five sounds that pierce the west coast of Vancouver Island, the others being Kyuquot Sound, Nootka Sound, Clayoquot Sound, and Barclay Sound.
Quatsino Sound extends east from the Pacific Ocean. Near its entrance, on the north side, is Forward Inlet, which branches into several smaller inlets, including the Winter Harbour and village of Winter Harbour, British Columbia. Koskimo Bay and Koprino Harbour are located farther east into Quatsino Sound. Drake Island, which is named after Justice Montague William Tyrwhitt-Drake, (Mayor of Victoria 1876-1877) lies near the eastern end of Quatsino Sound, and the long Neroutsos Inlet extends southeast from Drake Island. The town of Port Alice lies near the end of Neroutsos Inlet. East of Drake Island, Quatsino Narrows connects the eastern end of Quatsino Sound to Holberg Inlet and the smaller Rupert Inlet. Quatsino Narrows is a tidal rapids (which are also known in British Columbia as skookumchucks), with currents reaching 9 knots (17 km/h) during flood tide. The sound is located within the Mount Waddington Regional District.Rugged Point Marine Provincial Park
Rugged Point Marine Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, located at the southeast entrance to Kyuquot Sound on the west coast of Vancouver Island.School District 84 Vancouver Island West
School District 84 Vancouver Island West is a school district in British Columbia. It covers the northwest corner of Vancouver Island. This includes the major centre of Gold River and the remote communities of Tahsis, Zeballos and Kyuquot.Sealand of the Pacific
Sealand of the Pacific was a public aquarium in South Oak Bay at The Oak Bay Marina, near the city of Victoria, in British Columbia, Canada. It housed a number of orcas: Haida, Nootka, and Tilikum. In 1991, all three were involved in an incident in which a trainer, Keltie Byrne, was killed. The aquarium subsequently closed and sold its orcas to SeaWorld.