Language: Nuučaan̓uɫDialect: Central Nuučaan̓uɫ
Historically known as: Ahousat
Ahousaht First Nation
ph. (250) 670-9563
fx. (250) 670-9696
The Ahousaht First Nation has the largest population of all Nuučaan̓uɫ First Nations and their main village is at Maaqtisiis (Marktosis)1 on Flores Island on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Ahousaht traditional territory encompasses Flores Island and areas in and around Clayoquot Sound as well as neighbouring valleys and mountains.
Maaqtisiis has a population of over 6004 a health centre, school, and recreation centre.
Footnotes / References
1. Wikipedia Marktosis entry: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marktosis%2C_British_Columbia
2. Ahousat (2014), Language Needs Assessment #3337
3. Aboriginal Canada (2006). First Nation Connectivity Profiles.
4. Statistics Canada (2006)community profile for Marktosis 15: http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/profiles/community/Details...