Grease trail
A grease trail is an overland trade route, part of a network of trails connecting the Pacific coast with the Interior in the Pacific Northwest.
Trails were developed for trade between indigenous p...
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History of the Tlingit
The history of the Tlingit involves both pre-contact and post-contact historical events and stories. The traditional history involved creation stories, the Raven Cycle and other tangentially related...
History of the Tlingit - Wikipedia
McKenna–McBride Royal Commission
The Royal Commission on Indian Affairs for the Province of British Columbia (commonly known as the McKenna–McBride Royal Commission) was a Royal Commission established in 1912 to resolve the "Indian r...
Wickaninnish
Wickaninnish was a chief of the Tla-o-qui-aht people of Clayoquot Sound in the 1780s and 1790s, at present-day Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada during the opening period of European contact ...
Calder v. British Columbia (Attorney General)
Calder v British Columbia (AG) [1973] S.C.R. 313, [1973] 4 W.W.R. 1 was a decision by the Supreme Court of Canada. It was the first time that Canadian law acknowledged that aboriginal title to land e...
Guichon Creek (Nicola River)
Guichon Creek is a large creek in the Nicola Country of southern interior British Columbia. It flows south from near Mount Fehr (south of Walhachin) past Logan Lake through Mamit Lake, entering the Ni...
Harriet Nahanee
Harriet Nahanee also known as Tseybayotl (December 7, 1935 – February 24, 2007) was an Indigenous rights activist, residential school alumnus, and environmental activist. She was born in British Co...
Harriet Nahanee - Wikipedia
Stump Lake, British Columbia
Stump Lake is an unincorporated settlement in the Nicola Country of the South-Central Interior of British Columbia, Canada, located at the northeast end of that lake, which lies to the northeast of Ni...
Nicola Athapaskans
The Nicola Athapaskans, also known as the Nicola people or Stuwix, were an Athabascan people who migrated into the Nicola Country of what is now the Southern Interior of British Columbia from the nort...
Koyah
Koyah, also Coya, Coyour, Kower, Kouyer (phonetically /xo’ya/, meaning "raven" (b.?-d. c.1795), was the chief of Ninstints or Skungwai, the main village of the Kunghit-Haida during the era of the Mari...
Nyan Wheti
Nyan Wheti is an ancient land route in northern British Columbia, Canada from the Dakelh villages on Fraser Lake (Nadlehbunk'ut) to villages on Stuart Lake (Nak'albun), about 50 km to the north. The n...
West Road River
The West Road River or Blackwater River is an important tributary of the Fraser River, flowing generally north-eastward from the northern slopes of the Ilgachuz Range and across the Fraser Plateau in ...
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Chilcotin War
The Chilcotin War, Chilcotin Uprising or Bute Inlet Massacre was a confrontation in 1864 between members of the Tsilhqot'in (Chilcotin) people in British Columbia and white road construction workers. ...
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British Columbia aboriginal treaty referendum, 2002
The BC Treaty Referendum was a province-wide referendum on First Nations treaty rights in British Columbia, Canada.In the spring of 2002 the Premier Gordon Campbell and the British Columbia Liberal P...
British Columbia aboriginal treaty referendum, 2002 - Wikipedia
Delgamuukw v. British Columbia
Delgamuukw v British Columbia [1997] 3 S.C.R. 1010, also known as Delgamuukw v The Queen is a decision of the Supreme Court of Canada where the Court expressly and explicitly declined to make any defi...
Anthony Island (British Columbia)
Anthony Island (Haida: SG̱ang Gwaay) is an island located in the southernmost Queen Charlotte Islands of the North Coast of British Columbia, Canada, to the west of Kunghit Island, the archipelago's s...
Chilkoot Trail
The Chilkoot Trail is a 33-mile (53 km) trail through the Coast Mountains that leads from Dyea, Alaska, in the United States, to Bennett, British Columbia, in Canada.It was a major access route f...
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Nicola Country
The Nicola Country, also known as the Nicola Valley and often referred to simply as The Nicola, and originally Nicolas' Country or Nicholas' Country, adapted to Nicola's Country and simplified since, ...
Mary John, Sr.
Mary John, Sr. CM (June 15, 1913 – September 30, 2004) was a leader of the Carrier people of the central interior of British Columbia in Canada. She was known as "Mary John, Sr." to distinguish her fr...
John R. Jewitt
John Rodgers Jewitt (born 21 May 1783 in Boston, England; died 7 January 1821 in Hartford, Connecticut) was an armourer who entered the historical record with his memoirs about the 28 months he spent ...
Louie Sam
Louie Sam (1870? – February 24, 1884) was a Stó:lō youth from native village near Abbotsford, British Columbia who was lynched by an American mob.Sam was 14 at the time these events occurred. H...
William Jeffrey (Tsimshian chief)
Chief William Jeffrey (born 1899, date of death unknown) was a hereditary Tsimshian Chief, First Nations activist and carver born near Lax Kw'alaams, British Columbia, Canada. He attended residential ...
Kwäday Dän Ts'ìnchi
Kwäday Dän Ts'ìnchi (meaning Long Ago Person Found in Southern Tutchone), or Canadian Ice Man, is a naturally mummified body found in Tatshenshini-Alsek Park in British Columbia, Canada, by a group of...
Alexander MacKenzie Heritage Trail
The Alexander MacKenzie Heritage Trail (also Nuxalk-Carrier Route or Blackwater Trail) is a 420 km (260 mi) long historical overland route between Quesnel and Bella Coola, British Columbia,...
Nicola (chief)
Nicola (1780/1785 — ~1865) (Spokan Hwistesmetxe'qen, Walking Grizzly Bear), also Nkwala or N'kwala, was an important First Nations political figure in the fur trade era of the British Columbia Interi...
Battle of Sitka
The Battle of Sitka (1804) was the last major armed conflict between Russians and Alaska Natives, and was initiated in response to the destruction of a Russian trading post two years before. The prima...
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Declaration of the Lillooet Tribe
The Declaration of the Lillooet Tribe is an important document in the history of relations between First Nations and the governments of the Dominion of Canada and the Province of British Columbia. S...