Cypress Bowl area lies within the territory of the Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Tsleil-Waututh, xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) peoples. They are hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ (Hunq’eme’nem) speaking peoples who have lived in the area and stewarded it since time immemorial.
səl̓ilw̓ət (Sleilwaut) is the Hun’qumyi’num name for Burrard Inlet and Indian Arm. It’s the place from which the səlil̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) people derive their name. Tsleil-Waututh means “The People of the Inlet.” This marine area lies within the territory of the səlil̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) peoples.
The Skagit Valley in southwestern BC contains lush forests and wetlands nestled among the towering Cascade Mountains.