I- Canadian Indian Villages, Towns and Settlements

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A complete listing of all the Indian villages, towns and settlements as listed in Handbook of Americans North of Mexico.

Iahenhouton (at the caves. Hewitt). A Huron village in Ontario in 1637. Jes. Rel. for 1637, 159, 1858.

Ialmuk (Īa′lmuq). A Squawmish village community at Jericho, Burrard in let, Brit. Col. Hill-Tout in Rep. B. A. A. S., 475, 1900.

Ialostimot (Īalo′stimōt, making good fire). A Talio division among the Bellacoola of British Columbia; named from a reputed ancestor.

Ihonatiria. A former Huron village in Simcoe co., Ontario, built about 1634 and depopulated by pestilence in 1636. The Jesuits established there the mission of Immaculate Conception.

Ikwopsum. A Squawmish village community on the left bank of Squawmisht r., Brit. Col.

Ilis (spread-legs beach). A Nimkish Kwakiutl village on Cormorant id., Alert bay, Brit. Col., opposite Vancouver id. Some Kwakiutl proper come here during the salmon season. Boas in Bull. Am, Geog. Soc., 227, 1887.

Ilrak (Irak). A former village of the Ntshaautin sept of the Takulli of British Columbia. Morice in Trans. Can. Inst., iv, 25, 1893.

Indian Village. A former Micmac village near L. Badger, Fogo co., Newfoundland. Vetromile, Abnakis, 56, 1866.

Iroquoise Chippeways. The Catholic Iroquois and Nipissing settled at Oka, Quebec. Schermerhorn (1812) in Mass. Hist. Soc. Coll., 2d s., ii, 11, 1814.

Isalwakten. A body of Salish of Fraser superintendency, Brit. Col. ,

Isamis. A body of Salish of Fraser superintendency, Brit. Col. Can. Ind. Aff., 78, 1878.

Isamuck. A body of Salish of Fraser superintendency, Brit. Col.

Isle of St John’s. A village or resort of a band of Micmac, probably in Nova Scotia, in 1760. Frye (1760) in Mass. Hist. Soc. Coll., 1st s., x, 115, 1809.

Isquepah. A Sumass village on the N. bank of Eraser r., Brit. Col., opposite the lake. Brit. Col. map, Ind. Aff., Victoria, 1872.

Itivimiut (people of the farther side, so called by the Eskimo of Labrador proper). A tribe of Labrador Eskimo inhabiting the E. coast of Hudson bay, from lat. 53° to 58°; pop. estimated at 500. These people hunt in the interior half way across the peninsula, continually scouring the coast for seal and the plains and hills for caribou to obtain necessary food and clothing.

Itliok. A Squawmish village community on the left bank of Squawmisht r., Brit. Col.

Ittatso. The principal village of the Ucluelet (q v. ) on Ucluelet arm of Barclay sd., w. coast of Vancouver id. Can. Ind. Aff., 263, 1902.



MLA Source Citation:

Hodge, Frederick Webb, Compiler. The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Bureau of American Ethnology, Government Printing Office. 1906. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 28 August 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/i-canadian-indian-villages-towns-and-settlements.htm - Last updated on Oct 14th, 2013


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