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Fort Babine (Witat)

"Fort Babine" is a tribal name of the Babine tribe of British Columbia, Canada. It is the name of one of the important communities within the Lake Babine nation, also known as Wit'at, which comes from a native Athabaskan word meaning "fish drying place."

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Here are links to our webpages about the Fort Babine tribe and language:

 Babine language
 Babine nation
 Athapaskan language family
 First Nations of British Columbia
 Subarctic languages

Here are links to more Internet resources about Fort Babine:
 Fort Babine Band
 Wikipedia: Fort Babine
 Map of Lake Babine Communities

And here are a few good books about Fort Babine:
 Cis Dideen Kat: The Way of the Lake Babine Nation
 Babine and Carrier Phonology: A Historically Oriented Study
 Colonialism on Trial



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