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The Ogopogo:

Before the white man came to the Okanagan Valley, the Indians knew of the lake monster which they called N'ha-a-itk.  This monster lived in a cave close to Kelowna at a place called Squally Point.

Indians would never paddle a canoe or raft near this area because often a storm would spring up and from the water would rise N'ha-a-itk to claim another life.  If it was necessary to go within the area it was better to carry a small animal and throw it overboard as a sacrifice to appease the monster.

The first white settlers heard of N'ha-a-itk from the Indians, but these sturdy citizens were not superstitious, and many of them saw the monster and experienced phenomena that were rather unusual.
                 


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