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Moricetown in Kitimat-Stikine Regional District, British Columbia — The Canadian Pacific
 

Moricetown Canyon

 
 
Moricetown Canyon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 6, 2008
1. Moricetown Canyon Marker
Inscription. This site, once the largest village of the Bulkley Valley Indians, later was named after the pioneer missionary, Father Morice. Salmon, staple food of the Indian, concentrated in the canyon and were caught with basketry traps, dip-nets, and harpoons. Indians still catch salmon with long gaff nooks and smoke them at this historic native fishery.
 
Erected by British Colombia Department of Recreation & Conservation.
 
Location. 55° 0.776′ N, 127° 19.862′ W. Marker is in Moricetown, British Columbia, in Kitimat-Stikine Regional District. Marker is on Yellowhead Highway (National Route 16), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moricetown, British Columbia V0J 2N1, Canada.
 
Categories. Native AmericansNatural Resources
 
Moricetown Canyon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 6, 2008
2. Moricetown Canyon Marker
Moricetown Canyon image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 6, 2008
3. Moricetown Canyon
Bulkley River in Moricetown Canyon image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 6, 2008
4. Bulkley River in Moricetown Canyon
Fishing ladders at Moricetown Canyon image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 6, 2008
5. Fishing ladders at Moricetown Canyon
 
 
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