The ‘Boat People’ of the Outer Banks

The people who live on the outer banks of Lake Tahoe and Lake Oroville are called the Boat People.The word “boat” derives from the word “Boone”, a town in western France that was the home to a French pirate ship.In the early 1800s, the French government began a series of raids to eradicate the outlaws, but the plan was abandoned […]