Shahoowha was a Chief of the Nisga’a people.1 His name appears in the despatches as one of the Nisga’a Chiefs who signed an agreement to deliver the property taken from the Schooner Nonpareil in October 1861.2 The agreement was made in response to a robbery of goods…by the Nishka Indians, at Nass River.3 The conflict was reported to be fuelled by Drunkenness however, the Nisga’a stated that the master’s account of the goods taken [was] much exaggerated.4
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The Colonial Despatches Team. Shahoowha. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. The Colonial Despatches Team. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria.

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