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Sqʷsəb and the people of the big lake

Before white colonizers chopped down the alder, ash, and towering Douglas fir to make way for farmland, before the military paved over the earth to build airstrips and hangars, and before Solid Ground converted some of those naval buildings into homes for people escaping homelessness, the land we now know as Sand Point was called Sqʷsəb, meaning “fog,” by the people who inhabited this land since time immemorial.

This was the land of the “people …

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