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Chilcotin Indian Culture and History

As a complement to our Chilcotin language information, here is our collection of indexed links about the Chilcotin tribe and their society. Please note that the Chilcotin and other American Indians are living people with a present and a future as well as a past. Chilcotin history is interesting and important, but the Chilcotin Indians are still here today, too, and we try to feature modern writers as well as traditional folklore, contemporary art as well as museum pieces, and the life and struggles of today as well as the tragedies of yesterday. Suggestions for new links are always welcome.

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Chilcotin Tribal and Community Websites

Carrier Chilcotin Tribal Council:
    Representing five Carrier and Chilcotin Indian tribes.
Tsilhqot'in Nation:
    News and political releases from the Tsilhqot'in National Government in British Columbia.

Maps of Chilcotin Lands

First Nations of British Columbia * First Peoples' Map of BC * Tribes of South-Western Canada:
    Tribal maps showing the traditional territory of the Chilcotin and their neighbors.

Chilcotin Lifestyle and Tradition

    History of the Chilcotin people in Canada.
Canadian Peoples: Na-Dene:
    Ethnography of the Chilcotin and other Athabaskan nations.
Gateway to Aboriginal Heritage: Ts'ilh'got'in (Chilcotin):
    Online exhibit of Chilcotin artifacts from the Canadian Museum of Civilization.
Chilcotin Legends:
    Collection of Chilcotin Indian legends and folktales.
Klatsassin and the Chilcotin War * The Cariboo Gold Rush and the Chilcotin War * The Chilcotin War of 1864:
    Sites about the 19th-century Chilcotin Indian War.
Chilcotin Authors:
    Chilcotin writers, their lives and work.

Books for sale on the Chilcotin Indians
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Reserve Memories: The Power of the Past in a Chilcotin Community:
    Interesting book about Chilcotin history, mythology, and evolving traditions.
Native American Books:
    Evolving list of books about Native Americans in general.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

  Wikipedia: Tsilhqot'in:
  Encyclopedia articles on the Chilcotin tribe.
  Chilcotin Indian Tribe * Chilcotins:
  Chilcotin links pages.
  Peuples autochtones des Plateaux * Peuple Chilcotin:
  Information about the Chilcotins in French.

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