TSILHQOT'IN  () (Chilcotin) people inhabit the CHILCOTIN PLATEAU stretching from the FRASER R to the COAST MTS in west-central BC. The Chilcotin Highway (Hwy 20) (see ROADS AND HWYS) snakes through the middle of their territory, which is drained by the Chilcotin, HOMATHKO, DEAN and Klinaklini rivers. Traditionally the people lived in small groups, moving seasonally to favourite hunting and FISHING spots. In 1808 Simon FRASER introduced the...

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