Date Of Record Release: 2007-05-27 19:37:30
Title: Slumach, A Web site for all who prefer facts over fiction

Description: Summary from the front page: "This site is about an elderly Native man known as Slumach who once lived where the Pitt River flows out of Pitt Lake. In 1891 he was hanged in New Westminster for the murder of a man known as Louis Bee. Today, legends of epic proportions involve Slumach in rich gold findings in the mountains around Pitt Lake and multiple killings. If you want to find out more about Slumach read on ...." A companion Weblog, In Search of Slumach, is linked to this site.

Slumach, A Web site for all who prefer facts over fiction was awarded the 2008 BC History Web Site Prize by the BC Historical Federation.

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Coverage: Canada--British Columbia--Pitt River
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Date Issued: 2007-05-01
Date Of Record Creation: 2007-05-27 19:45:15
Date Record Checked: 2009-07-10
Date Last Modified: 2009-07-10 06:38:42
Publisher: Fred Braches
Subject: Slumach, d. 1891
Gold mines and mining--British Columbia--Pitt Lake Region--History
Pitt Lake Region (B.C.)--History
Classification: Historical Disciplines and Subjects -- First Nations and Metis
Historical Disciplines and Subjects -- Legal
Historical Disciplines and Subjects -- Mining
British Columbia History Web Site Prize
Historical Disciplines and Subjects -- Geography -- Regional-Community-Urban History -- British Columbia -- Lower Mainland-Fraser Valley-Yale
Resource Type: Interactive Resource
Language: English
Audience: Lifelong Learner
Format: HTML
BC History Portal logo (View on C.P.R. showing four tunnels by C.S. Bailey)


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