- Tseax River
The Tseax River, aka Ksi Sii Aks in the
Nisga'a language, is a tributary of the Nass Riverin northwestern British Columbia, Canada. It is most notable as the namesake of Tseax Cone, a volcanowithin its basin that was responsible for an eruption that killed 2,000 Nisga'a people. Prior to the eruption, the Nisga'a name for this river was Ksi Gimwits'ax. Buried by the eruption it eventually resurfaced. The Nisga'a recognized it as the same stream but renamed it Ksi Sii Aks - "Sii Aks" means "new body of water".
As proxcribed by terms of the
Nisga'a Treaty, the Tseax River is now officially named the Ksi Sii Aks.
* [http://ilmbwww.gov.bc.ca/bcgn-bin/bcg10?name=54016 BCGNIS listing "Ksi Sii Aks"]
* [http://ilmbwww.gov.bc.ca/bcgn-bin/bcg10?name=35669 BCGNIS "Tseax River"]
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