By Tracy Sherlock
Centuries ago, the Jericho Lands were home to large cedar plank longhouses, where thousands of people from up and down the Pacific Coast would gather.
They would fish for smelt, coho and chum from nearby creeks and the ocean and hunt for deer and elk on the land. The people of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations called it ʔəy ̓alməxʷ or the slightly different Iy ̓álmexw. It was pronounced Ee’yullmough.
Now, the three nations and the Canada Lands Corporation, who together own the land, and the City of Vancouver, are inviting Vancouverites to create a vision for the area’s future. READ MORE