Ḵwikwa̱sutinux̱ / Ha̱'xwa-mis
Historically known as: Kwicksutaineuk-ah-kwaw-ah-mish, Ak-Kwa-Mish, Kwicksutaineuk/Ak-Kwa-Mish
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Alert Bay, BC
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The Ḵwikwa̱sutinux̱ A̓ (Kwicksutaineuk) people are from G̱waʼyasda̱ms (Gilford Island) and the Ha̱'xwa-mis (Ah-kwaw-ah-mish) are from Wakeman Sound. The Ḵwikwa̱sutinux and Ha̱̓xwa-mis peoples now have their main community together on the west shore of Gilford Island on Retreat Pass.
The Ḵwikwa̱sutinux and Ha̱̓xwa-mis peoples speaks the Kwak'wala dialect.
Footnotes / References
Audio Clip References
A. Ḵwikwa̱sutinux̱ - Hunt, L. (2008, Aug. 27). Interview with Lorraine Hunt.