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- CA SQPL HNA-1951.SA-1951.04.05
Part of Historical Newspaper Archive
STAWMUS RIVER BRIDGE COLLAPSES
LOGGER INJURED IN FREAK ACCIDENT
TALENT SHOW AT BRITANNIA BEACH
CHANGES IN HOSPITAL ACT PROTESTED HERE
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
STAFF OF SCHOOL ANNUAL APPOINTED
LOCAL LEGION ALSO PROTESTS INSURANCE
BUSY SCRIPT WRITER
PGE BRAKEMAN KILLED
ROAD AND GUN CLUB NAMES OFFICERS
ELKS DANCE A GREAT SUCCESS
W.A. TO SPONSOR CONQUER CANCER FUND
- CA SQPL 12-015
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".
- CA SQPL 20-037
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.