A group of tribes, of Athapaskan stock. The name means
men. Morice includes four tribes in the Western Denes: Sekanais, on
the west slope of the Rocky Mountains; Babines, who occupy the shores of
the lakes of the same name, and the neighbouring country; Carriers,
whose villages extend from Stuart Lake to Alexandria on the Fraser; and
Chilcotins, who occupy the valley of the river of the same name.