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Frederick Dally 
A Salmon Weir on the Cowichan River : 'Indian Salmon Weir on the Cowichan River east coast Vancouver Island' 
1870 (ca) 
Albumen print 
17.1 x 23.7 cm (image) 
The Royal Collection 
RCIN 2368833 
Photograph of a wooden structure used to trap salmon with rush matting erected across the Cowichan River, Vancouver Island. In the foreground are three children, all facing the viewer.
The Cowichan or Quamichan is a nation of the Coast Salish peoples from Vancouver Island. The settlement is situated along the side of the Cowichan River which provided fish as a major part of the diet for those living there. The name derives from the translation of 'Qu'wutsun' meaning warm place. 

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