First Nations of North America -- British Columbia, Estuarine plants, Native Americans -- Land tenure, Kwakiutl Indians -- British Columbia -- Social conditions -- 19th century
A case study is presented on the contested land ownership of the estuarine gardens in Kingcome Village, British Columbia (BC) between white settlers and the native Kwakwaka'wakw Indian Nation during the 19th century. The role that the natural resources of Kingcome Village's estuarine gardens played in white colonists' settlement of the Kingcome Village area is discussed.
Deur, D., Turner, N. J., Dick, A., Sewid-Smith, D., & Recalma-Clutesi, K. (2013). Subsistence and resistance on the British Columbia Coast: Kingcome Village's Estuarine Gardens as contested space. BC Studies, (179), 13.