Keatley Creek

KEATLEY CREEK is an archaeological site overlooking the FRASER R north of LILLOOET. It contains the remains of a village of more than 100 semi-subterranean houses (see ARCHITECTURE, ABORIGINAL) dating back at least 2,500 years. At its peak the population of the village was about 1,500, making it one of the largest prehistoric village sites in western Canada. The people who lived here subsisted on SALMON, meat and PLANT food and traded with other people who came great distances to acquire...

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