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Squamish Advance: Thursday, April 5, 1951

STAWMUS RIVER BRIDGE COLLAPSES

LOGGER INJURED IN FREAK ACCIDENT

TALENT SHOW AT BRITANNIA BEACH

BRACKENDALE BITS

CHANGES IN HOSPITAL ACT PROTESTED HERE

WOODFIBRE

LOCAL AND PERSONAL

STAFF OF SCHOOL ANNUAL APPOINTED

LOCAL LEGION ALSO PROTESTS INSURANCE

BUSY SCRIPT WRITER
[PHOTO]

PGE BRAKEMAN KILLED

ROAD AND GUN CLUB NAMES OFFICERS
ELKS DANCE A GREAT SUCCESS

W.A. TO SPONSOR CONQUER CANCER FUND

THE CRADLE

CLASSIFIED ADS

Squamish Advance

Stamish Creek Bridge, late 1940's

The Squamish language spelling of Stawamus is STA-a-mus which is a variant of the word Sta-mus, which means shelter. Squamish is another variation of the word and means "birthplace of the winds". Pioneers often used "Stamish" instead of "Stawamus". The name refers to the Squamish Nation reserve at the mouth of the Squamish River (Reserve #24), the Stawamus River, the area drained by it and the "Chief".

Work at little Stawamus bridge

The actual Indian spelling of Stawamus is STA-a-mus and is a variant of Squamish and means "birthplace of the winds". Pioneers often used "Stamish" instead of "Stawamus". The name refers to the Indian reserve at the mouth of the Squamish River (Reserve #24), the Stawamus River, the area drained by it and the "Chief".
Squamish Public Library, Squamish Files: Place Names.