Submitted to Ottawa 24 September 1964, and listed in 1966 BC Gazetteer, but apparently not adopted until 20 November 1972. Labelled on GSC map #1997, Chu Chua Creek, 1923.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
J.F. Smith, early North Thompson prospector, reported that one James Dunn had mined gold with a rocker "...above the North River Indian village..." about 1888. Dunn became sick and went to California - and was never heard of again. (Kamloops Museum, 1978) Also Dunn Creek, Lake and Range.