Date Of Record Release: 2006-07-18 14:31:08
Title: We Do Not Know His Name: Klatsassin and the Chilcotin War
Series Title: Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History

Description: This Web site examines through transcriptions and digital facsimiles of archival documents, modern interpretations, including contributions by the Tsilhqot'in people, and educational resources, the killing in 1864 of over a dozen white road builders and settlers on Bute Inlet and in the Chilcotin Region. Klatsassin, which means "we do not know his name," was deemed to be the leader, arrested along with several others, tried, convicted and executed by hanging in 1864.

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Coverage: Canada--British Columbia--Chilcotin Region
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Date Issued: 1999-11-30
Date Of Record Creation: 2004-04-03 09:50:52
Date Record Checked: 1999-11-30
Date Last Modified: 2006-07-18 14:34:11
Publisher: University of Victoria
Subject: Murder
British Columbia (Colony)
Indians of North America
Klatsassin (d. 1864)
Chilcotin Indians
Classification: Historical Disciplines and Subjects -- First Nations and Metis
Historical Disciplines and Subjects -- Legal
History -- Study and teaching
British Columbiana and Canadiana -- Education
Historical Disciplines and Subjects -- Geography -- Regional-Community-Urban History -- British Columbia -- Coastal Region
Resource Type: Interactive Resource
Language: English
Audience: Research
Lifelong Learner
Format: HTML
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