Pts’aans Sg̱at’iin

Sim’oogit: Sg̱at’iin
Pdeeḵ: Lax̱gibuu
Miinhl Gihlee’e: Bayt N̓eeḵhl
G̱an̍agwit: 65 feet
K’uuhl wil gahlkwt: 1880

Adoḵs: W̍itkwt hli ts’iw̓int ii hli miint:

1. Gwilam ts’aĺa gat
2. Wiyitgum hanaḵ’
3. Gibuu
4. Matx
5. Smax (Gilax̱kan wilaa jabit)
6. Gat, hooyitl g̱aydim hlaḵsau ul

Ts’uu ḵ’ool̓t wil gisi-maḵskwihl pts’aan g̱agiiksihl g̱alts’abim Gitlaxt’aamiks. Hitkw g̱a’aag̱ahl wilps Sim’oogit Sg̱at’iin. 1910 wil kw’ootkwhl pts’aan tgun.

Pole of Sg̱at'iin

Chief: Sg̱at'iin
Clan: Wolf
Carver: Bayt N̓eeḵhl
Height: 65 feet
Year: circa 1860s

Crest figures from top to bottom:

1. Garment with human faces
2. Weeping woman
3. Wolf
4. Mountain Goat
5. Bear (Gilax̱kan type)
6. Person with Bear claw headdress

Travelling downriver past Gitlax̱t’aamiks, the Pole of Sg̱at’iin stood sixth in line along the river front, in front of the Wolf house of chief Sg̱at’iin. This pole disappeared before 1910.

Historical Pictures of Pole of Sgat'iin

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