Shuswap River

Feature type: river
Province: British Columbia
Former name for Raush River
Shuswap camp

A Native camp, TĂȘte Jaune Cache area, 1910s. Valemount & Area Museum


The Raush River was originally known as the Shuswap River, after the natives living in the area at first white contact. The Shuswap are an Interior Salish tribe; the Robson Valley marked their northern limits.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *