DUNNE-ZA  () , formerly known to outsiders as the Beaver, are an ATHABASCAN-speaking FIRST NATIONS people living in the boreal forest of the PEACE R drainage in northeast BC and neighbouring Alberta. Dunne-za means "real people." At contact with Europeans they lived in nomadic hunting groups consisting of 2 or more related families. The group size was flexible, changing according to the availability of food supplies. Groups congregated...

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