The territory of the Kwikwasut’inuxw Haxwa’mis Nation encompasses Wakeman Sound and Gilford and Village Islands, with the main community located on Gilford Island at Gwa-yas-dums Village.
Kwikwasut’inuxw Haxwa’mis Nation
The Kwikwasut’inuxw Haxwa’mis have a number of other village sites throughout their territory, from Alalco and Dug-da-myse at Wakeman Sound to Kakweken at the head of Thompson Sound.
The Kwikwasut’inuxw Haxwa’mis are an amalgamation of two nations, the Kwikwasut’inuxw of Gilford Island and the Haxwa’mis of Wakeman Sound. They speak the Kwawala language and are members of the larger Kwakwaka’wakw group.