Holy Trinity Church on the Pavilion Indian Reserve, Pavilion, British Columbia; and the village was once called Skwailuk.
Origin Notes and History: Adopted 2 February 1984, as confirmed by Department of Indian Affairs; approved earlier by BC. See Pavilion Range for origin information. Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
"Name of Indian village is Skwailuk, meaning hoar-frost." (George Dawson, "Report on the area of the Kamloops mapsheet", Geological Survey of Canada Annual Report 1894, p.144, and so-labelled on GSC map 557, 1895). Source: Provincial Archives' Place Names File (the "Harvey File") compiled 1945-1950 by A.G. Harvey from various sources, with subsequent additions [Cited: BC Government 2013]
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Category:Travel and Places
Keywords:2013, 6-Mar-13, BC Churches, British Columbia, Canada, Pavilion, Pavilion; Holy Trinity Church, SLRD, Squamish-Lillooet Regional District