North Coast Trail

The Naḵa̱mga̱lisala people of the North Island had a summer village called Ouchton in the area we now know as Cape Scott. Edward Curtis mentioned in 1915 that the name of the nation translated to “those of the unprotected bay.” Danish immigrant Rasmus Hansen worked to start a Danish community here in 1897. This community along with a subsequent attempt in 1909 were defeated by solation, rain, wind, tides, and the ever-encroaching … Continue reading North Coast Trail