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Skin Tyee First Nation

"Skin Tyee" is the name of an Athabaskan First Nations community of British Columbia, Canada. The Skin Tyee Band is primarily made up of Wet'suwet'en people. The band is named in honor of a former Wet'suwet'en chief known as Skin Tyee. The people of the Skin Tyee band are English speakers today, but some people, especially elders, also speak their native Wet'suwet'en language.

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Here are links to our webpages about the Skin Tyee tribe and language:

 Babine-Wet'suwet'en language
 Skin Tyee Wetsuweten
 Athabaskan language family
 British Columbia First Nations

Here are links to more Internet resources about Skin Tyee First Nation:
 Wet'suwet'en Council: Skin Tyee
 Wikipedia: Skin Tyee First Nation
 BC Assembly of First Nations: Skin Tyee

And here are a few good books about the Skin Tyee:
 Wetsuwet'en Grammar
 Three Athapaskan Ethnographies: Sekani, Tsuu T'ina and Wet'suwet'en
 Colonialism on Trial: The Gitksan-Wet'suwet'en Sovereignty Case

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