Kanaka Bar, British Columbia

Kanaka Bar is an unincorporated community and locality in the Fraser Canyon region of British Columbia, Canada, located near the town of Lytton. Names for a gold-bearing bar on the Fraser River below, which was mined by Hawaiians (called "Kanakas" in the argot of the time), Kanaka Bar is the home of the office and main rancherie of the Kanaka Bar First Nation of the Nlaka'pamux peoples, and is also the name of the Kanaka Bar Indian Reserves which are governed by the band. The Canadian National Railway point serving the community is called Kanaka.

ee also

*Kanaka

References

* [http://ilmbwww.gov.bc.ca/bcgn-bin/bcg10?name=3013 BCGNIS listing "Kanaka Bar (locality)"]


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