Pts’aans Ksidi'ul̓

Sim’oogit: Ksidi’ul̓
Pdeeḵ̱: Lax̱gibuu
Wiln̓aat’ahl: Gitwiluuyaxw
Wilp: Ksdiyaawaḵ̱
Miinhl Gihlee’e: Sg̱at’iin g̱ans N̓agum-wilg̱oḵ̱s
G̱an̍agwit: 50 feet
K’uuhl wil gahlkwt: 1880s

Adoḵshl n̓ii-wanit:
Ḵ’ap ligii tk’u-baam-g̱an wil n̓ii-t’aahl gahlkwsim smax lax̱’ut


Sigyootkwdiit gisi-aks g̱aduuw̓hl Gitlax̱t’aamiks ts’uu xbil̓ di gwilal̓ lax̱- ts’eehl aks wil hitkwhl pts’aans Ksidi’ul̓. Hitkw sdo’okshl wilps Sim’oogit Ksdiyaawaḵ̱, 1927 wil ḵ̱’ay hihitkwhl pts’aan. Nidii dip wilaax ji ḵ̱’ay hihitkwt ahl sa guun̓.
Sa’anlayt’ixim pts’aan as Sim’oogit Ksidi’ul̓.

Pole of Ksidi’ul̓

Chief: Ksidi’ul̓
Tribe: Wolf
Clan: Gitwiluuyaxw
House: Ksdiyaawaḵ̱
Carver: Sg̱at’iin and N̓agum-wilg̱oḵ̱s
Height: 50 feet
Year: 1880s

Crest figures:
Plain round pole (g̱an) with a carved bear sitting on top.


Travelling downriver past Gitlax̱t’aamiks, the Pole of Ksidi’ul̓ stood thirteenth in line along the river front, near the Wolf house belonging to chief Ksdiyaawaḵ̱. This pole was still standing in 1927, but its fate afterwards is unknown. It was a memorial pole to a Wolf chief named Ksidi’ul̓.

Historical Pictures of Pole of Ksidi’ul̓ (click for larger image)

Roasted Person Pole Thumbnail Image