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Call# E78 B9 A26
Title The Alouette River and the Katzie First Nation.
Author Driver, Jonathan C. ed.
Other Author(s) Spurgeon, Terry C. ed.
Summary "Archaeological and ethnographic studies of First Nations cultures of the lower Fraser valley have emphasised the importance of the Fraser River in the lives of the people living along its banks. Relatively little is known about the traditional use of tributary rivers and the areas drained by those rivers. That these areas were of importance to societies living along the Fraser is suggested by archaeological sites located on tributary drainages (e.g. Crowe-Swords 1974), the use of resources, such as mountain goat and obsidian, which can be obtained on mountain ranges accessed along tributaries, and First Nations' traditions (Suttles 1955). the Alouette River drains coastal mountain ranges to the north of the Fraser, and then runs through flat wetlands (Pitt Polder) to Pitt River. The diversity of habitats contained within its catchment makes it an excellent case study for research on areas outside the main floodplain of the Fraser." taken from the provided introduction of the original research proposal, p. [3].
Object Name Report
Subjects Alouette River
Katzie
Rivers
Traditional ecological knowledge
Land and resource management
Archaeological sites--destruction of
History--First Nations--Northwest Coast
Pub Date 1998