Annie York

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Annie York
Tribe Elder of the Nlaka'pamux people of the Spuzzum First Nation
Born 1904
Spuzzum, British Columbia
Died 1991

Annie York was a distinguished elder of the Nlaka'pamux people of the Spuzzum First Nation of Spuzzum, in the lower Fraser Canyon region of British Columbia, Canada.[1] With co-writers she was the author of notable books on the early history and ethnobotany of the region.[2] She "was born in Spuzzum and lived there most of her adult life."[3]

She was the subject of a movie, Bowl of Bone: Tale of The Syuwe.[4]

Annie York was co-author of They Write Their Dreams on the Rock Forever: Rock Writings in the Stein River Valley of British Columbia.

External links[edit]

  1. ^ "Annie York". Talonbooks. Retrieved 2013-05-22. 
  2. ^ "Vanishing B.C. Old Spuzzum Hotel". Retrieved 2013-05-22. 
  3. ^ "Spuzzum: Fraser Canyon Histories 1808-1939". University of British Columbia Press. Retrieved 2013-05-22. 
  4. ^ "Bowl of Bone: Tale of The Syuwe". Information from Answers.com. Retrieved 2013-05-22. 

Bibliography[edit]

  • They Write Their Dreams on the Rock Forever: Rock Writings in the Stein River Valley of British Columbia (with Chris Arnett and Richard Daly)
  • Spuzzum: Fraser Canyon Histories, 1808-1939 with Andrea LaForet