Déné Indians


Déné Indians
   A group of tribes, of Athapaskan stock. The name means men. Morice includes four tribes in the Western Dénés: Sekanais, on the west slope of the Rocky Mountains; Babines, who occupy the shores of the lakes of the same name, and the neighbouring country; Carriers, whose villages extend from Stuart Lake to Alexandria on the Fraser; and Chilcotins, who occupy the valley of the river of the same name.
   Index: D In New Caledonia, 97.
   Bib.: Morice, The Western Dénés; Déné Sociology; Notes on the Western Dénés.

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