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  Bella Coola - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bella Coola, British Columbia, a community of approximately 600 at the western extremity of the Bella Coola valley.
Bella Coola may also refer to the entire valley, encompassing the settlements of Bella Coola, Lower Bella Coola, Hagensborg, Saloompt, Nusatsum, Firvale and Stuie.
Bella Coola River, formed by the confluence of the Talchako and Atnarko rivers, and flowing westward to its estuary as it enters the Pacific Ocean, spilling into the North Bentinck Arm of Burke Channel
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 Bella Coola, British Columbia, Canada
In the middle of the Bella Coola Valley, on the Bella Coola River across from the 8,000-foot Mt. Nusatsum, is the small fishing and logging village of Bella Coola.
The Bella Coola Valley is of archaeological and historical significance in that it was a trade corridor between coastal and interior Native Groups.
One of British Columbia's largest parks, Tweedsmuir Provincial Park, is accessed from Highway 20, which bisects the southern half of the 895,000-hectare park, east of Bella Coola.
www.britishcolumbia.com /regions/towns/?townID=3587   (2539 words)

  
 Nuxálk language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nuxálk (also Bella Coola) is a Salishan language spoken in the vicinity of the Canadian town Bella Coola, British Columbia by approximately 20-30 elders.
Though the number of truly fluent speakers has not increased, the language is now taught in both the Provincial (British Columbia – B.C.) school system and the Nuxálk Nation's own school – Acwsalcta.
The de-transitive clause in Bella Coola: Passive vs inverse.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bella_Coola_language   (319 words)

  
 Bella Coola Hwy 20, British Columbia, Canada
Bella Coola (population 2,500) marks the western terminus of Alexander Mackenzie's trek across Canada in 1793, the first crossing of the country by land.
Tweedsmuir Provincial Park, through which the Bella Coola Road passes, at over 2.2 million acres (895,000 ha) one of British Columbia's biggest parks, is most easily accessed from Highway 20, which bisects the southern half of the park east of Bella Coola.
The notorious stretch east of Bella Coola, known locally as the Hill, is 27 miles (43 km) of steep, narrow road with sharp hairpin turns and two major switchbacks as the highway descends from the Chilcotin Plateau.
www.britishcolumbia.com /regions/towns/?townID=3949   (1289 words)

  
 Bella Coola Accommodations - British Columbia, Canada
Bella Coola is the main port for the Central Coast.
At the end of a magnificent long fjord, Bella Coola is situated in a mountain valley at the head of Burke Channel on the inland West Coast of British Columbia.
Bella Coola has a strong Norwegian heritage resulting from settlement in the area in the 1890’s, as well as being the traditional home of First Nations, the Nuxalk Nation.
www.gobc.ca /Bella-Coola_accommodations.php   (165 words)

  
 Grizzlies & Wildlife of British Columbia .. “Bring it on VacationTechnician!”
British Columbia is home to an estimated 6,000 to 14,000 grizzlies, among the highest bear concentrations in North America.
Starting with a visit to the village of Bella Coola, we are introduced to the Nuxalk culture through local artisans, storytellers, drummers, and singers, and a walk to a newly discovered series of petroglyphs (ancient stone carvings) engraved into a forgotten trail atop a lush forest valley.
British Columbia is so big there is really no generalization that can be made about the weather, except the fact that it can range from miserable to glorious.
www.vacationtechnician.com /x/Grizzly-Bears-British-Columbia.htm   (2225 words)

  
 Bella Coola - Travel British Columbia, BCLCA
The Bella Coola Valley was originally a trade corridor between coastal and interior Native groups.
Bella Coola is approximately 456 kilometres west of Williams Lake, at the point where the Bella Coola River flows into the Pacific Ocean.
Visit the Bella Coola Museum to learn more about the valley’s rich cultural history and the 1793 visit of Alexander Mackenzie, or purchase the self-guided historic tour brochure and re-live the old days as you walk around town.
travel-british-columbia.com /cariboo_chilcotin_coast/bella_coola.aspx   (881 words)

  
 Bella Coola, British Columbia. Bella Coola Valley, BC
Bella Coola serves as a major port between Vancouver, BC, and Prince Rupert.
Sharp Wings is an air-taxi operation with flights to and from Bella Coola daily.
The Hill: The famous Bella Coola hill is the point on Highway 20 where the Coast Mountain Range begins and the descent into the Bella Coola Valley starts.
www.bcadventure.com /adventure/explore/cariboo/cities/bella.htm   (1134 words)

  
 Places   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
He returned to Europe, accompanied by eight members of the Bella Coola Indian band, who toured the continent staging their ancestral dances in front of European royalty staying in Europe for two years.
And during long winter evenings, when talk is centered on hunting stories (Bella Coola still is home to some of the largest grizzly bears in North America, and a large colony of fl bears, wolves and Bighorn Sheep) and the latest political developments in Victoria, B.C., the "old country" is fondly woven into the stories.
On my last evening in Bella Coola, the day before a friend with a Cessna 172 was scheduled to fly over the mountains and pick me up for the long journey back to Vancouver, I strayed over to the local pub.
www.nordicway.com /places_bellacoola.htm   (1243 words)

  
 Heli Ski in British Columbia Canada - Bella Coola - by StarkTours, Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
British Columbia is known for being the birthplace of helicopter skiing and continues to be the world's number one destination for heli sports.
The Bella Coola Valley is located in the Coast Range of British Columbia, approximately 400 kilometers north of Vancouver.
The Bella Coola Heli Sports base is located on 50 acres of private land within Tweedsmuir Provincial Park; the historic Tweedsmuir Lodge provides an unparalleled wilderness setting with a relaxing, private ambience.
www.starktours.com /TourDetails.aspx?tourRouteID=37   (711 words)

  
 Archives - Bella Coola Valley Museum - the history of the BC central coast area.
Archives - Bella Coola Valley Museum - the history of the BC central coast area.
British Columbia Central Coast Archives (BCCCA) was established in 2000 in conjunction with the Bella Coola Valley Museum Society in Bella Coola (1963), British Columbia.
The Archives is active in the collection and preservation of records with archival value to the Central Coast of British Columbia, defined as the area within the Central Coast Regional District boundaries, with particular attention to material related to the Bella Coola Valley and its geographical content.
www.bellacoolamuseum.ca /en/archives.php   (251 words)

  
 Bella Coola Outfitting - British Columbia hunting and fishing guide outfitters, Bella Coola BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The British Columbia Central Coast is home to some of the most magnificent and rugged scenery on the Canadian Westcoast.
Bella Coola Outfitting Co. has a certified guide territory that encompasses more than 8,000 square miles of this central BC Coast.
This vessel is primarily used for pickup and drop-off in Bella Bella and Bella Coola.
www.bcoutfitting.com   (641 words)

  
 Off-Track Travel in BC in Bella Coola   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Bella Coola, on British Columbia's remote central coast, was a tranquil Indian fishing village until settlers transformed the region into a logging and agricultural center in the 19th century.
Bella Coola is home to the Nuxalk Nation, a tribe that in recent years has made international headlines with its struggle against clearcut logging on its ancestral lands.
At the turn of the century, Bella Coola was a thriving fishing and cannery town.
www.transitionsabroad.com /publications/magazine/9905/off_track_travel_bc_bella_coola.shtml   (700 words)

  
 Heli-Skiing: Top Destinations
Bella Coola in British Columbia, with its unfathomably deep snowpack and thousands of square miles of steeps, chutes, and bowls, is a big-mountain skier's Shangri-La.
The Coastal Range here is one giant backstop that catches storms cruising in off the Pacific, which then dump their loads in the Bella Coola Valley, one of the most rugged and remote sections of British Columbia.
Bella Coola Heli-Sports (604-932-3000, www.bellacoolahelisports.com) offers seven-day heli-ski trips throughout the winter.
outside.away.com /nissan/microsite_04/heli_skiing/destination_1.html   (346 words)

  
 Northern British Columbia Off the Beaten Path Travel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
This huge region, approximately one-third of British Columbia, ranges from the rolling plains of the interior plateau west of Prince...
The Cariboo Chilcotin Coast area is located in central British Columbia, with the Pacific Coast to the west and the Cariboo Mountain...
Tell any Canadian that you’re trekking around British Columbia, and the first question is inevitably: “Have you been to the Charlottes?”...
www.allgetaways.com /region.asp?AreaID=101238   (305 words)

  
 Sweetwater Travel Company - British Columbia Hiking, Bella Coola
There are challenging peaks and passes to ascend as well as moderate trails along ridgelines for those individuals who enjoy British Columbia hiking at a more casual pace.
Bella Coola is also rich with history and the tribal roots of the Nuxhalk nation continue to offer visitors a cultural experience.
The Bella Coola Valley is truly some of the Northwest's most spectacular scenery.
www.sweetwatertravel.com /activejourneys_british_columbia.htm   (313 words)

  
 Bella Coola British Columbia listings.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Bella Coola British Columbia Cinemas provides showtimes tickets, listings, admission and showtimes, snack prices, and location information.
Bella Coola British Columbia Cinemas - builds and operates cinema complexes in small and medium-sized Canadian communities that are under-served by the popular entertainment industry.
Bella Coola British Columbia Drive-In theatres includes information on movies currently being shown, ticket prices, location details, and more.
www.payperviewmovienetwork.com /messages/823.html   (584 words)

  
 Bella Coola, Canada
On the northern shore of Dean Channel west of Bella Coola there is a plaque on "Mackenzie's Rock" in memory of Alexander Mackenzie, who in 1793 became the first European to cross the whole of the North American continent.
He and his Indian guide followed the Indian "Grease Trail", an old trade route along which the coastal Indians transported fish-oil, dried fish, berries or cedar-bark far into the interior in order to barter them for elk and buffalo hides, beaver-fur and obsidian.
From 1869 onwards the Hudson's Bay Company had an outpost here for thirteen years, but it was not until 1894 that some 90 or so Norwegian settlers and fishermen established a colony here.
www.planetware.com /canada/bella-coola-cdn-bc-bcbc.htm   (249 words)

  
 ExpeditionTrips.com: Trip Details Page
Summary: British Columbia is a rarity indeed — massive snow peaks flank wildlife-rich seas, providing Mother Nature’s most spectacular contrast.
Of course, grizzlies are unpredictable and one can never guarantee their appearance, but the Bella Coola Valley is very rich with bears.
Due to the different weather patterns experienced in the Bella Coola Valley, traveling by helicopter for flightseeing is occasionally precluded.
www.expeditiontrips.com /search/trip.asp?tripid=2043   (979 words)

  
 Bella Coola dating, Bella Coola singles, Bella Coola chat at Matchmaker.com
Bella Coola dating has never been easier with our show interest feature that will allow you to break the ice with attractive local singles.
The Bella Coola dating scene can be hard to find the right person at times; however, we are here to help and our Bella Coola online dating service is free to register.
Matchmaker.com is one of the oldest Bella Coola online dating services on the Internet and has brought thousands of couples together from the area.
www.matchmaker.com /mm/dating/britishcolumbia-bellacoola.htm   (308 words)

  
 Grizzly Bear Viewing in British Columbia. Bella Coola Grizzly Tours
Few places on earth host as much raw natural beauty and culture as this magnificent region of British Columbia.
The vessel is our main base camp and live aboard and provides comfortable and safe access to the best wildlife viewing areas on the British Columbia Coast.
Our land based wilderness adventures are ideally located just minutes from the airport on Highway 20 and is accessible by BC Ferries as well.
www.bellacoolatours.com /index.htm   (1042 words)

  
 Bella Coola Drug and Alcohol rehab centers referrals for Treatments and rehabilitation centers Addiction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Bella Coola Drug and Alcohol rehab centers referrals for Treatments and rehabilitation centers Addiction
Battling not only cravings for their Drug of choice, re-stimulation of their past and changes in the way their brain functions, it is no wonder that quitting Drugs without professional help is an upHill battle.
Others will go more on an individual basis as everybody are differents and they will go for a specific result depending on factors like length of Addiction, severity of the Addiction and how the person will be able to face his Addiction.
www.drug-rehab.ca /britishcolumbiadrugrehab/bellacoola_drug_rehab_centers.htm   (1411 words)

  
 Bella Coola Valley Inn, Bella Coola Hotels, Accommodations, Restaurant, BC, Heli sking
The Bella Coola Valley Inn is a 3 ½ Star rated hotel located in the coastal community of Bella Coola, close to the ferry dock and on the town site, near services, shopping, and historical & cultural attractions, surrounded by pristine mountains.
Enjoy the view from our patio or relax in the hotel pub after a day of exploring and enjoying all that the Bella Coola Valley has to offer.
Book ahead and secure your Bella Coola accommodations today.
www.bellacoolavalleyinn.com   (309 words)

  
 The Alexander Mackenzie Voyageur Route: Home Page
Native guides and French Canadian voyageur canoeists worked with Alexander Mackenzie of the North West Company from Lower Canada (Quebec) to what is now known as British Columbia in search of a shipping outlet on the Pacific.
The same route ~ stretching from Quebec City, Quebec to Bella Coola, British Columbia ~ has been formally proclaimed by Canada, the six Provinces and the one Territory through which it passes as a lasting legacy for all Canadians.
Today, lead by the volunteer Alexander Mackenzie Voyageur Route Association, and supported by the dozens of communities and organizations along the Route, we are turning to face the waterways which make up this outstanding heritage resource.
www.amvr.org   (231 words)

  
 Heli Skiing Bella Coola, British Columbia, Dream Catcher Heliskiing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Our base of operations is in the village of Bella Coola, British Columbia (pop.
Bella Coola is a bustling arrival point for the BC Discovery Coast Ferry.
In the winter season, we are the main guests of the Bella Coola Valley Inn.
www.dreamcatcherheliskiing.com /hotel.html   (265 words)

  
 Bella Coola BC homes for sale Real Estate for sale by owner British Columbia
Bella Coola BC homes for sale Real Estate for sale by owner British Columbia
While I only used a word ad and directed people who inquired to my own web page, I would probably use a photo ad if I were to do it again as this seems to be a very effective medium for the price.
Bella Coola - 70' x 12' trailer and 10' x 16' addition.
www.bchomesforsale.com /homes_in_bella_coola.htm   (298 words)

  
 INFO SITE - Bella Coola, British Columbia - Photos of the Region
Atnarko, Talchako, Bella Coola Rivers - valley of confluence
Mountain Lake east of Bella Coola - at the edge of the plateau
Map of Bella Coola valley Map of Bella Coola valley
www.bcrock.com /photos   (458 words)

  
 BEST OF Bella Coola British Columbia Canada
In the middle of the Bella Coola Valley, on the Bella Coola River across from the 8,000-foot Mt. Nusatsum, is the small fishing and logging village of Bella Coola.Bella Coola marks the western terminus of Alexander Mackenzie's trek across Canada in 1793, the first crossing of the country by land.
There are also obsidian quarries on Tsitsutl Peak.For many years Bella Coola was linked to the world beyond only by horse trail and by sea.
Population: 909Location: Bella Coola is located on the coast of central British Columbia, at the western terminus of the Bella Coola Highway 20.
bestofbellacoolabc.com   (498 words)

  
 Tallheo Cannery Inn, Bella Coola, British Columbia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
During the last few years, Tallheo has been undergoing restoration, we are bringing it back to life and we are ready to go.
10 minutes by water from Bella Coola "Ferry Dock."
P.O. Box 100, Bella Coola BC, V0T 1C0
www.bcadventure.com /tallheo/index.html   (74 words)

  
 Bella Coola Hagensborg Bed & Breakfast B&B B&Bs Inns BC British Columbia West Canada Travel / West Kanada ...
Bella Coola Hagensborg Bed and Breakfast BandB BandBs Inns BC British Columbia West Canada Travel / West Kanada Reisen - Directory
Located in the scenic Bella Coola Valley Sinclair House BandB offers an inviting tranquil retreat amidst a wilderness setting with a spectacular snow capped mountain view
Adventure tours are offered through our Inn and include hiking, kayaking, snorkelling with salmon in the Atnarko River, river drifting and more.
www.westcanadatravel.com /TBD-B&B-Inns-BC-CCC-BellaCoola.htm   (320 words)

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