Snauq History

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At first glance, many people are not aware of the rich history behind False Creek, or originally, Snauq. The appreciation for the land and environment by the residents that occupy Vancouver today differ from the Indigenous people. A passerby may look out into the waters and gaze at the boats. It is likely that they would not consider the history of Indigenous people due to the lack of recognition and acknowledgement. When I looked out False Creek, I saw the water shoreline and the buildings that loomed overhead, with BC place on the far right (see Appendix). Maracle reminisces about the time when the area was called Snauq. Snauq used to be the home of the Squamish people. Much of the land was not tampered, the Indigenous people internalized
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