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Takla Lake First Nation

"Takla Lake First Nation" is the name of an Athabaskan First Nations community of British Columbia, Canada. The Takla Lake Band is primarily made up of Babine people, although some tribal members have heritage from the Wet'suwet'en or Carrier tribes as well. The word Takla is shortened from a native Athabaskan village name, meaning "at the end of the lake," and from there became the name of the lake itself. The community has also been known as the Fort Connolly Indian Band in English. The Takla Lake people are English speakers today, but some people, especially elders, also speak their native Babine language. The Babine dialect spoken at Takla Lake has sometimes also been known as "Takla." There are also some fluent speakers of Carrier (Dakelh) among the population of Takla Lake.

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The address of the Takla Lake Band is:
Takla Lake First Nation
Takla Landing, BC

Here are links to our webpages about the Takla Lake First Nation tribe and language:
 Babine language
 Takla Lake Babine
 Babine First Nations
 Athabascan languages
 First Nations of British Columbia

Here are links to more Internet resources about Takla Lake First Nation:
 Takla Lake Nation
 Carrier-Sekani Tribal Council: Takla Lake
 Wikipedia: Takla Lake Band
 BC Assembly of First Nations: Takla Lake

And here are a few good books about the Takla Lake First Nation:
 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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