SEKANI  () are a group of ATHABASCAN-speaking FIRST NATIONS people who inhabit the MOUNTAINS of northeast BC. Their territory is drained by the FINLAY and PARSNIP rivers and they are closely related culturally to their neighbours to the east, the DUNNE-ZA (Beaver) people. Sekani means "people of the rocks, or mountains." Pre-contact with Europeans, the Sekani were hunters and fishers, reliant mainly on big game animals. With the arrival of...

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