Lillooet Tribe

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Lillooet Indians (‘wild onion’). One of the 4 principal Salish tribes in the interior of British Columbia, situated on Fraser River around the mouths of Cayoosh Creek and Bridge River, on Seton and Anderson Lakes, and southward from them to Harrison Lake. Pop. 978 in 1904.

Bands:

  • Anderson Lake
  • Bridge River
  • Cavoosh Creek (2)
  • Douglas
  • Enias
  • Fountain
  • Kanlax
  • Lillooet (2)
  • Mission
  • Niciat
  • Pemberton Meadows
  • Schloss

It is sometimes divided into the Lower Lillooet, including the Douglas and Pemberton Meadows bands, and the Upper Lillooet, including all the rest.




MLA Source Citation:

Hodge, Frederick Webb, Compiler. The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Bureau of American Ethnology, Government Printing Office. 1906. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 14 April 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/lillooet-tribe.htm - Last updated on Jan 2nd, 2012


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