Lheidli Tenneh

Introduction

The Lheidli T’enneh are a subgroup of the Dakelh people whose traditional territory includes the city of Prince George, British Columbia. The name means “The People from the confluence of the two rivers” in the Carrier language and refers to the fact that the Nechako River enters the Fraser River at Prince George.

The Lheidli T’enneh are Carrier people. Their traditional language, now spoken only by a few people, is a dialect of the Carrier language.

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