Sekani Tribe

The Sekani are an Athabaskan-speaking First Nations people who live in the Northern Interior of British Columbia and the western part of the Yukon.

Their territory includes the Finlay and Parsnip River drainages of the Rocky Mountain Trench. The neighbors of the Sekani are the Babine to the west, Dakelh to the south, Dunneza (Beaver) to the east, and Kaska and Tahltan, to the north, all Athabaskan peoples.

In addition, due to the westward spread of the Plains Cree in recent centuries, their neighbors to the east now include Cree communities.

Three bands identify as Sekani: Kwadacha, McLeod Lake, and Tsay-Keh Dene. In addition, the Takla Lake First Nation, which identifies as Carrier, includes many people of Sekani descent and until recently many of its members spoke the Sekani language.

The Sekani are a self-governing people with their own government, the Sekani Tribal Council. The Sekani Tribal Council is headquartered in Fort Ware, British Columbia.

The Sekani are a proud people with a rich history and culture. They are committed to preserving their culture and traditions, and they are working to ensure that their voices are heard in the world.

The Sekani population is approximately 2,000 people.Their
 language is called Sekani, which is an Athabaskan language.

The Sekani traditional territory includes the Finlay and Parsnip River drainages of the Rocky Mountain Trench.

They are a hunter-gatherer people. They traditionally hunted moose, caribou, elk, and other game. They also fished and gathered wild plants.

The Sekani are a spiritual people. They believe in a Creator God and a number of other spirits. They also have a strong belief in the importance of dreams.

They have faced many challenges over the years, including colonization, disease, and assimilation. However, they have persevered and continue to thrive today.