Peace River Land District
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Dawson Creek, BC (Nearby: Kilkerran, Pouce Coupe, South Dawson, Seven Mile Corner, Rolla)

  • Peace River Land District

10516 10TH STREET
Dawson Creek, British Columbia
V1G 3T0

British Columbia Tourism Region : Northern BC

Description From Owner:
  • Peace River - The Sekani Indians of north-central British Columbia knew this as Tse-tai-e-ka, meaning 'the river that runs by the rocks,' referring to its canyon through the Rocky Mountains.
  • The Crees called it A-mis-kwe-i-moo-si-pi, meaning 'the Beaver Indian River.'
  • As for the Beaver Indians, they came to call it Unjigah, Unchaga, or Unjaja, variant forms of their word for 'peace.'
  • They called this 'the Peace River' because of Peace Point near Lake Athabasca. Some time before 1790, the Knistenaux (Cree) and Beaver Indians ended a territorial war by setting their boundary at this point in the river.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

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