Kanaka Bar

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Lytton, BC (Nearby: Kanaka Bar, Boothroyd, Chaumox, Canyon Alpine, North Bend)

  • Kanaka Bar

380 Main St
Lytton, British Columbia
V0K 1Z0

British Columbia Tourism Region : Vancouver, Coast, & Mountains

Description From Owner:
  • Kanaka Bar - The Kanakas were Hawaiian Islanders. Even before 1834, when the H BC established a post at Honolulu, its trading ships brought a number of Kanakas to British Columbia.
  • After leaving the HBC'S employment, some of them washed for gold at Kanaka Bar.
  • The Thompson Indian name for Kanaka Bar means 'crossing-place,' referring to the Fraser River.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

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