Map Data Sources

Living Language Group Boundaries:
initially based on a map provided by the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia, and reproduced with permission.

Sleeping Languages and Historical Language Group Boundaries:
based on a map prepared for the Handbook of North American Indians (1996, revised 1999) under the supervision of Dr. Ives Goddard, and reproduced with permission of the Smithsonian Institution.

Language and Dialect Names
based on research by the First Peoples’ Heritage, Language, and Culture Council

Reserves: ©2003 Government of Canada, reproduced with permission from Natural Resources Canada.

Band Office locations: prepared by Public Works and Government Services Canada for Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, and reproduced with permission.

Community connectivity: provided by the First Nations Technology Council in partnership with Public Works and Government Services Canada’s Client Service Team for Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (Pacific Region) GIS group, and INAC BC Region Corporate Services

Sites of Interest:
based on research by the First Peoples’ Heritage, Language, and Culture Council

Coastline, islands, lakes, rivers, roads, railways, background land layer:
provided by the BC Ministry of Energy, Mines, and Petroleum Resources

BC Communities: BC Digital Gazeteer, provided by the BC Integrated Land Management Bureau

Provincial Boundaries, National and Provincial Parks: © Government of Canada

State Boundaries: provided by the US Census Bureau