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Alert Bay is a village on Cormorant Island, in the Regional District of Mount Waddington, British Columbia, Canada. 1,200-1,500 people live within the village.

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Google previewThe Condor (1918)

Alert Bay is an Indian village situated on Cormorant Island, opposite the mouth of the Nimkish River off the northeast shore of Vancouver Island near the head of Johnstone Strait. Just to the north is Malcolm Island and beyond lie the waters of ...

Google previewThe Alaska Chronicles – Our Alaskan Cruise Adventure

A Travel Guide to an Alaska Cruise by Paul R. Wonning

Highways BC Ferry to Port McNeill and Sointula Waterways Johnstone Strait Broughton Strait Cormorant Channel Alert Bay is a tiny community that the big ship cruises ...

Google previewCanadian Magazine of Politics, Science, Art and Literature (1918)

Alert Bay is an outpost truly Canadian, truly British. Therefore one is not surprised here on stepping into the rectory drawing-room to come upon a bit ...

Google previewClimate Change Adaptation in Developed Nations (2011)

From Theory to Practice by James D. Ford, Lea Berrang-Ford

Alert Bay is a multicultural community of 1,300 people of First Nation and nonFirst Nation ancestry located on Cormorant Island, off the northeastern shore of much larger Vancouver Island. The relatively isolated island is home to the people of ...

Google previewRomantic Canada (1922)

by Victoria Hayward

Alert Bay is an outpost truly Canadian, truly British. Therefore one is not surprised here, on stepping into the rectory drawing-room, to come upon a bit ...

Google previewUnited States Coast Pilot (1917)

Alaska. Dixon Entrance to Yakutat Bay

Alert Bay is a post office and native village with a sawmill, cannery, and cannery wharf with a depth of about 12 feet at its end. Queen Charlotte Sound to Milbank Sound.β€” Beaver Harbor is formed by several islands lying in the bay, and ...

Google previewStanding Up with Ga'axsta'las (2012)

Jane Constance Cook and the Politics of Memory, Church, and Custom by Leslie A. Robertson, the the Kwagu'l Gixsam Clan

Like many journalists before him, Norman Hacking described 'Yalis: β€œAt first appearance Alert Bay is a typical coast fishing village...

Google previewFerry Tales (2012)

Mobility, Place, and Time on Canada's West Coast by Phillip Vannini

Alert Bay is a small village of about 600 people whoare members ofthe Namgis aboriginal First Nation. Another600 people or solive off the reserve land, in the houses southof the village. Aside from very limited commercial fishing there is no ...

Google previewVoyage Through the Past Century (2013)

by Rolf Knight

Alert Bay is a beautiful locale, the settlement strung along a sandy shore and looking out across a wide straight to Vancouver Island. But it has ...

Google previewA History and Geography of British Columbia for Use in Public Schools (1906)

by Maria Lawson, Rosalind Watson Young

Alert Bay is an Indian village noted for its totem poles, salmon cannery, and industrial school. At Fort Rupert the Hudson's Bay Company in early days established a fort in order to trade in furs with the Indians. In front of the fort β€’ for a long time ...

Google previewA Kwakiutl Village and School (2003)

by Harry F. Wolcott

Alert Bay is a modern frontier town. Its stable population, both Indian and non- Indian, is primarily concerned with logging, fishing, and mining activities in the area and with the services these primary industries require. In addition to its ...

Google previewVanishing British Columbia (2011)

by Michael Kluckner

Alert Bay is a company and government town: the agencies of the state, including the church, the residential school, the hospital and the Big Employer, are all arranged prominently along the shore, or at least were until the BC Packers plant ...

Google previewBook of the Royal Blue (1908)

Seen from the water, Alert Bay is a pretty and picturesque village, ...

Google previewBiographical Dictionary of Well-known British Columbians (1890)

With a Historical Sketch by John Blaine Kerr

the Alert Bay Canning Co., and many others.

Google previewCentury Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1897)

Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names

3A Alert Bay (place), British ('0 lumbia .

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Missions (1891)

Descriptive, Historical, Biographical, Statistical. With a Full Assortment of Maps, a Complete Bibliography, and Lists of Bible Versions, Missionary Societies, Mission Stations, and a General Index by Edwin Munsell Bliss

Alert Bay, a city of the Kwagutl tribe on the northern coast of Vancouver Island. and a station of the C. M. S.; with 1 missionary and wife, and a native teacher. Aleutian, the language spoken by the inhabitants of the Aleutian Islands, belongs to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Indian History [4 volumes] (2007)

by Bruce E. Johansen, Barry M. Pritzker

BOX 10, 1 Front Street ALERT BAY, BC, VON 1A0 Kwikwetlem First Nation 65 COLONY FARM ROAD COQUITLAM, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the World's Endangered Languages (2008)

by Christopher Moseley

Theprincipal communitiesare Campbell River,Cape Mudge, Fort Rupert, Mamaleleqala, Nimpkish (Alert Bay), Nuwitti, Qualicum, Quatsino, Tanakteuk, Tlowitsis Mumtagilia, Tsawataineuk,and Tsulquate. Out of a totalpopulation of ...

Google previewThe Grove Encyclopedia of American Art (2011)

by Joan M. Marter

Childs Hunt, Richard (b Alert Bay, BC, Canada, 1950), Kwakwaka'wakw woodcarver.

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

Myanmar XZA Zabre, Burkina Faso YAG Fort Frances, Ontario, Canada YAI Chillan, Chile YAK Yakutat, Alaska YAL Alert Bay, Canada YAM Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, Canada YAN Yangambi, Democratic Republic of Congo YAO Yaounde, ...

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