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Cowichan Indian Agency
Reserves
from The Sessional Papers of The Parliament of the Parliament of Canada, 1901
Sessional Paper no.27, Department of Indian Reserves

No.Name Where SituatedTribe or Band Area
(acres)
Remarks
1Beecher BayMetchosin District, on north shore of Beecher Bay, sections 45, 46, 49 and an addition on the west of and adjoining section 49Beecher Bay 502Alloted by Joint Reserve Commission, June 11, 1877. Surveyed, 1878.
2----Metchosin District, on eastern shore of Beecher Bay, section 44 235
3Creyke PointMetchosin District, on western shore of Beecher Bay 2 1/2
4Wolfe IslandMetchosin District, in Beecher Bay 11
5Lamb IslandMetchosin District, in Beecher Bay 1/2
6Frazer IslandMetchosin District, in Beecher Bay 14
7Village IslandMetchosin District, in Beecher Bay 3
8IslandMetchosin District, southwest of Smyth Head 2
9IslandMetchosin District, south of Smyth Head 4
10IslandMetchosin District, opposite section 1 1
11Albert HeadEsquimalt District4 Surrendered for a quartine station
1Halalt IslandAn island at the mouth of Chemainus River, Chemainus District Chemainus Halalt Band 140 Allotted by Joint Reserve Commission, January 18, 1877. Surveyed 1878.
2HalaltSections 3, 4, 5, range 7, Chemainus District 287
3LyacksunNear the northern end of Valdez Island, Cedar District Lyacksun Band1756 Allotted by Joint Reserve Commission, January 18, 1877. Surveyed 1878.
4Shingle PointOn the west shore of Valdez Island, Cedar District 79
5Portier PassAt the southern end of Valdez Island, Cedar District 5
6----Eastern portion of section 6, range 8, Chemainus District Penelakut Band33 Allotted by Joint Reserve Commission, January 18, 1877. Surveyed 1878.
7Kuper IslandThe whole of Kuper Island, Chemainus District, with the exception of Mr. W. Conu's claim2138
8Tent IslandTent Island, Chemainus District85
9Fishing stationAt Portier Pass, on the northwest extremity of Galiano Island, Chemainus District76
10Fishing stationOn left bank of Chemainus River, Chemainus District, portions of sections 8, 9, range 7, 8Chemainus and Sickameen Bands15 Allotted by Joint Reserve Commission, January 18, 1877. Surveyed 1878.
11----Western portion of section 11, range 7, Chemainus District 81
12----On the western shore of Oyster Harbour, at it's head. Oyster District 296
13----Between Oyster Harbour and Chemainus Bay, Oyster District 2692
1ComoxSection 4, Comox District, situated on the northern shore of Comox Harbour Comox155 Allotted by Joint Reserve Commission, December 12, 1876. Surveyed 1878.
2PentledgeComox District, on the left bank of the Pentledge River, at it's confluence with the Tsolum River ----209
3Grave-yardComox District, on Goose Spit, Comox Harbour ----14
1CowichanQuamichan District, range 2, sec. 12, 13, 14Cowichan5789 Allotted by Joint Reserve Commission, February 17, 1877. Surveyed 1878.
Quamichan District, range 3, sec. 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 Cowichan
Quamichan District, range 4, sec. 12, 13, 14, 15, 16Quamichan, Comiaken, Clem-clem-a-lits, Hamutzen, Somenos, Koksailah, Kil-pah-las and Kanipsin Bands
Quamichan District, range 5, sec. 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
Quamichan District, range 5, E 1/2 sec. 17, 18
Quamichan District, range 6, sec. 15, 16
Quamichan District, range 7, W 1/2, NE 1/4 sec. 10
Quamichan District, range 7, sec. 11, 14
Quamichan District, range 8, W 1/2, NE 1/4 sec. 10
Quamichan District, range 8, E 1/2, NW 1/4 sec. 10
Quamichan District, range 8, W 1/2, sec. 11, 13 - 17
Cowichan District, range 1, sec. 11 to 17
Cowichan District, range 2, sec. 12 to 16
Cowichan District, range 3, sec. 14, part 15, 16
Cowichan District, range 4, sec. 14
Cowichan District, range 5, E 1/2 11, E 1/2 12, E 1/2 13, 14, 15
Cowichan District, range 6, sec. 11, 12, 13
Cowichan District, range 7, sec. 8 to 15
Cowichan District, range 8, sec. 8, 9, 10, 15
2----Cowichan District, range 3, sec. 7----75
3Kil-pah-lasCowichan District, range 5, sec. 6----51
4----Shawnigan District, range 5, section 19 ----75 Allotted by Joint Reserve Commission, March 3, 1876.
5Tzart-lamSahtlam District, on the left bank Cowichan River ----16 Allotted by Joint Reserve Commission, February 17, 1876.
5KakalatzaSahtlam District, on the left bank Cowichan River Cowichan24 Allotted by Joint Reserve Commission, February 17, 1876. Surveyed 1878.
6SkutzCowichan Lake District, on the left bank Cowichan River, at Skutz Canyon ----18
7SkutzCowichan Lake District, on the left bank Cowichan River, at Skutz Canyon ----40
--Cowichan LakeCowichan Lake District, on northern shore of Cowichan Lake near it's outlet, and partly on section 5, and partly in Island Railway Belt Cowichan Lake130 Allotted by Commissioner O'Reilly, May 31, 1887. Surveyed 1890. 107 1/2 acres of section 5 conveyed by Mr. C. Green to the Dominion Government, December 1888.
--EsquimaltEsquimalt District, on eastern shore of Esquimalt Harbour Esquimalt47 Held by an agreement made by the Hudson's Bay Company on behalf of the Crown, April 30, 1850. Reserve confirmed by the Joint Reserve Commission, May 4, 1878. Surveyed 1886.
1Nanaimo TownNanaimo District, on Nanaimo River Nanaimo47 Old reserves confirmed by Joint Reserve Commission, December 20, 1878. Surveyed 1874 and 1878.
2Nanaimo RiverCranberry District, on left bank of Nanaimo River ----128 Old reserves confirmed by Joint Reserve Commission, December 20, 1878. Surveyed 1874 and 1878.
3Nanaimo RiverCranberry District, sections 19, 20, 21, range 7, and portions of section 21, range 6. ----260
4Nanaimo RiverSections 18 and 19, range 8, Cranberry District. ----200
5Fishing stationNanaimo District, on southern shore of Gabriola Island, part of section 1. ----2 1/2 Allotted by Joint Reserve Commission, December 23, 1876. Surveyed 1878.
6Burial-groundSmall island about 7 chains east of reserve No. 5 ------- Allotted by Joint Reserve Commission, December 23, 1876.
--NanooseNanoose District, on the southern shore of Nanoose Harbour Nanoose209 Allotted by Joint Reserve Commission, December 15, 1876.
--QualicumNewcastle District, at the mouth of the Qualicum River Qualicum197 Allotted by Joint Reserve Commission, December 13, 1876. Surveyed 1878.
1South SaanichSouth Saanich District, sections 7, 8, 9, S., range 1 W, sections 7, 8, 9, S., range 2 WSaanich 483Original reserves confirmed by Joint Reserve Commission, March 3, 1877. Surveyed 1878.
2East SaanichSouth Saanich District, sections 6, 7, 8, S., range 4 E, sections 6, 7, 8, S., range 5 E, sections 6, 7, 8, S., range 6 E 605
3Cole BayNorth Saanich District, sections 4, 5 N., range 1 W., sections 4, 5 N., range 2 W., sections 2, 3 N., range 1 W., sections 2, 3 N., range 2 W., 705 Old reserve confirmed by Joint Reserve Commission, March 3, 1877. Allotted by Joint Reserve Commission, March 3, 1877. Surveyed 1878.
4Union BayNorth Saanich District, section 15 N., range 1 W.71 Old reserve confirmed by Joint Reserve Commission, March 3, 1877. Surveyed 1878.
5Fulford HarbourCowichan District, the southern portion of section 53, Saltspring Island 43Allotted by Joint Reserve Commission, March 3, 1877. Surveyed 1878.
6Mayne IslandCowichan District 323
7Saturna IslandCowichan District, at Deep Cove, the eastern half of section 12 and west section 13360
8Pender IslandCowichan District, at Hay Point, Pender Island8
9Bare IslandCowichan District, 5 mi. east of Saanich26
10Senanus IslandCowichan District, in Saanich Inlet 4
11 MalahutMalahut District, on west shore of Saanich Inlet586
12Hatch PointShawnigan District, eastern portions of sections 11, 12, range 1092
13 GoldstreamGoldstream District, at the mouth of Goldstream12
1 SongeesEsquimalt District, on western shore of Victoria HarbourSongees 112Held by an agreement made by the Hudson's Bay Co. on behalf of the Crowb, 30th April 1850. Confirmed by Joint Reserve Commission, May 4, 1878.
2 Deadman's or Hackett IslandVictoria District, in Victoria Harbour 1/2Allotted by Joint Reserve Commission, May 4, 1878.
3 Discovery IslandCowichan District, the northern portion of Discovery Island, 5 miles east of Victoria 90Reserved by Gov. Douglas, June 10, 1863. Confirmed by Joint Reserve Commission, May 4, 1877.
4 Chatham IslandsCowichan District, two islands about 1/8 mile northwest of reserve no. 3. 57
1 SongeesSooke District, section 8, on the left bank of Sooke River at it's mouthSooke 65Old reserve confirmed by Joint Reserve Commission, June 11, 1877. Surveyed 1878.
2 ----Sooke District, section 16 101Allotted by Joint Reserve Commission, June 11, 1877. Surveyed 1878.
3 Grave-yardSooke District, part of section 7, Billings spit3/100
4 Grave-yardSooke District, , part of section 73 on the right bank of Sooke River at it's mouth 95/100

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