Titel: Similkameen Country
Nlaka'pamux, Populated places in the Similkameen, Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen, Syilx, Nicola, Colville Indian Reservation, Princeton, British Columbia, Dewdney Trail, Keremeos, British Columbia, Tulameen, British Columbia.
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12. Juni 2011 - kartoniert - 36 Seiten
Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 36. Chapters: Nlaka'pamux, Populated places in the Similkameen, Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen, Syilx, Nicola, Colville Indian Reservation, Princeton, British Columbia, Dewdney Trail, Keremeos, British Columbia, Tulameen, British Columbia, Colville-Okanagan language, Okanagan people, Pasayten River, E. C. Manning Provincial Park, Hedley, British Columbia, British Columbia Highway 3A, Nicola Athapaskans, Similkameen Falls, Okanagan Indian Band, Frank Richter, Sr., Leonard Marchand, Nicola Country, Penticton Regional Airport, Okanagan Range, Hozameen Range, Similkameen River, Similkameen Gold Rush, Skaha Lake, Stein Valley Nlaka'pamux Heritage Park, Ashnola River, Spuzzum, British Columbia, Thompson Plateau, Osoyoos Lake, Siska, British Columbia, Princeton Aerodrome, Nicola Tribal Association, Okanagan Trail, Scw'exmx, Nl'akapxm Eagle Motorplex, Westbank First Nation, Frank Richter, Jr., Nicola people, British Columbia Highway 5A, Apex Mountain Resort, Cameron Bar Indian Reserve No. 13, Cawston, British Columbia, Allison Pass, Okanagan Nation Alliance, Vaseux Lake, John Fall Allison, Allenby, British Columbia, School District 53 Okanagan Similkameen, Richter Pass, Penticton Water Aerodrome, Camchin, British Columbia, Olalla, British Columbia, Annie York, Hedley Mascot Mine, 105 Mile Post Indian Reserve No. 2, Chopaka, British Columbia, Cathedral Provincial Park and Protected Area, Blakeburn, British Columbia, Copper Mountain, British Columbia, Osoyoos Airport, Tsinstikeptum Indian Reserve No. 9, Coalmont, British Columbia, Bromley Rock Provincial Park, Tsinstikeptum Indian Reserve No. 10, Oliver Airport, Osoyoos Indian Band, Penticton Indian Band, Mahoney Lake, Oregon Jack Provincial Park, Sunday Summit, Upper Nicola Indian Band, Sxe'xn'x, Upper Columbia United Tribes, Allison Lake Provincial Park, Lower Similkameen Indian Band, Keremeos Columns Provincial Park, Nickel Plate Provincial Park, Upper Similkameen Indian Band, Blackfoot, British Columbia, Otter Lake Provincial Park, Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, Okanagan Lake Provincial Park, Sun-Oka Beach Provincial Park, Vaseux Lake Provincial Park, Stemwinder Provincial Park, Inkaneep Provincial Park. Excerpt: Nicola (1780/1785 - ~1865) (Spokan Hwistesmetxe'qen, Walking Grizzly Bear), also Nkwala or N'kwala, was an important First Nations political figure in the fur trade era of the British Columbia Interior (early 19th century to 1858) as well as into the colonial period (1858-1871). He was grand chief of the Okanagan people and chief of the Nicola Valley peoples, an alliance of Nlaka'pamux and Okanagans and the surviving Nicola Athapaskans, and also of the Kamloops Band of the Shuswap people. The name Nicolas (pronounced in English, in approximation of the French) was conferred on him by French-Canadians in the employ of the Hudson's Bay and Northwest Companies who worked at a temporary un-named trading post at the head of Okanagan Lake. The Scots and English in the employ of the companies adapted this to Nicholas and Old Nicholas, while First Nations people adapted it to Nkwala'. Nicola was one of the four children and chiefly heir of Pelka'mulox ("Rolls-Over-The-Earth"), third chief in the lineage of Okanagan chiefs to bear that name (which was by linguistic origin Spokane), the first and second being born c.1675-1680 and c.1705-1710 respectively. The date of birth of the third Pelka'mulox, Nicola's father, is unce...