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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."
Here are links to our webpages about the Fort Babine tribe and language:
Athapaskan language family
First Nations of British Columbia
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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