Place Name - Lions' Gate

Peter Cawley pcawley at ISLAND.NET
Sat Mar 27 03:46:57 UTC 1999

Is anyone aware of a Chinook Jargon or First Nation place name for the
stretch of water at the mouth of Burrard Inlet that is now called Lion's Gate?

If  there is no authentic name, how could Lions' Gate go into CJ? "Hyas
Pusspuss Yaka Lapote" perhaps?

Peter Cawley
pcawley at

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