Babine Lake

BABINE LAKE  () , 36 km north of BURNS LAKE in central BC, is the longest (177 km) and largest (495 sq km) natural lake entirely in the province. It is part of the traditional territory of the Nat'oot'en people, a branch of the DAKELH (Carrier) First Nation. Babine is a French word for "large lip," a reference to the aboriginal practice of wearing labrets in the lower lip, though the Nat'oot'en call it Na-taw-bun-kut, "long lake." The Babine...

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