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Sekani

Sekani

The Sekani (Sikanee, Thecannies) are an American Indian group who numbered about six hundred in 1978 and are located in the basin of the Peace River and its tributaries in British Columbia. Sekani is an Athapaskan language closely related to Beaver and Sarsi. The Sekani and the Beaver are considered a single culture by some observers, though the northern Sekani more closely resemble the neighboring Kaska.

See Beaver

Bibliography

Denniston, Glenda (1981). "Sekani." In Handbook of Indians of North America. Vol. 6, Subarctic, edited by June Helm, 433-441. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution.

Jenness, Diamond (1937). The Sekani Indians of British Columbia. National Museum of Canada Bulletin no. 84. Anthropological Series, no. 20. Ottawa.

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