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ID: 96
Longitude: -61.4872
Latitude: 52.9791
Pronunciation: əsi:wa:ʃi:hk-ministuk
Translation: Canadian Yew Island
Feature: island

The island bears this name because the Canadian Yew grows here. It is a very rare plant, found only on this island. The Innu know of no other occurence of the plant in the Sheshatshiu territory. Innu women traditionally harvested the Canadian Yew on this island for medicinal use.