Ahousat


AHOUSAT is a waterfront reserve on FLORES ISLAND in CLAYOQUOT SOUND on the west coast of VANCOUVER ISLAND, accessible only by boat or float plane. It was originally a village site of the Otsosaht people (NUU-CHAH-NULTH); it was conquered and absorbed early in the 19th century by the Ahousaht (also Nuu-chah-nulth) from nearby VARGAS ISLAND. From 1918 to the 1930s it was headquarters for the Gordon GIBSON family LOGGING operations. The larger community of Marktosis is located nearby. Ahousat...

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