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Takla

"Takla" is an alternate tribal name of the Babine tribe of Canada, and is also sometimes used to refer to one of the dialects of the Babine-Witsuwit'en language. The word Takla is shortened from a native Athabaskan village name, meaning "at the end of the lake." One of the Babine-Witsuwit'en bands today is known as the Takla Lake First Nation.

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

 Takla language
 Babine
 Carrier legends
 Athabaskan languages
 Canadian First Nations
 Subarctic people
 Native North Americans

Here are links to more Internet resources about the Taklas:
 Takla Lake Nation
 Carrier-Sekani Tribal Council: Takla Lake
 Wikipedia: Takla Lake Band

And here are a few good books about the Taklas:
 Food Security in the Takla Lake First Nation
 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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