The largest of the numerous small bands attached to Cowichan agency, at the southeast end of Vancouver, British Columbia. They are of Salishan stock and speak the Cowichan language, which is spoke also by several of the associated as well as upon the opposite mainland. Their chief settlement is in Cowichan valley.

Cowichan Indians were considered a rather murderous lot. History also tells of a few skirmishes both with the other natives and the white man. But, being a rather affable fellow he won the admiration of Chief Jean Baptiste and founded what would eventually be rather large and loyal congregation.

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