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American Indians of the Pacific Northwest

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
University of Washington Libraries
Description
Database with over 2300 original photographs complemented by essays and maps, 1500 pages from the Annual Reports of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs (USA), and six Treaties.
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Appropriate Technologies in the Traditional Native American Smokehouse: Public Health Considerations in Tribal Community Development

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Mary Ellen Flanagan
Nicholas C. Zaferatos
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 24, no. 4, 2000, pp. 69-93
Description
Examines how the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community was able to build a ceremonial smokehouse and reduce the associated health risks, by applying appropriae technologies.
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Archaeology of the Gulf of Georgia and Puget Sound

Alternate Title
Memoir[s] of the American Museum of Natural History ; v. [4]
[Publications of] the Jesup North Pacific Expedition ; v. 2, pt. 6
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Harlan I. Smith
Description
Forms part of Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History, v. 4 (p. [301]-441).
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Assessment of AIDS Knowledge, Attitudes, Behaviors, and Risk Level of Northwestern American Indians

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Roberta L. Hall
Doni Wilder
Pamela Bodenroeder
Michael Hess
American Journal of Public Health, vol. 80, no. 7, July 1990, pp. 875-877
Description
Findings from the 1988-89 study indicated an estimated 10.6% of male and 6.4% of female Pacific Northwestern American Indians were at high risk for AIDS in contrast to 3% of the general U.S. population.
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The Basketmaker

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Laura Trethewey
Hakai Magazine, February 26, 2019, p. [?]
Description
Describes the process of creating classic Suquamish baskets as practiced by Ed Carriere, a master basketmaker from Washington state.
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The Battle over Termination on the Colville Indian Reservation

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kathleen A. Dahl
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 18, no. 1, 1994, pp. 29-53
Description
Sums up the liquidation of reservation resources and argues that, for the Colville Confederated Tribes, sovereignty is the only path to follow.
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Behind the Scenes: The Real Story of the Quileute Wolves

Alternate Title
Seattle Art Museum Educator Resource Guide
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Regan Doody
Description
Teachers' guide developed in conjunction with exhibition mounted to dispel the misrepresentations of cultural beliefs created by Stephanie Myer's Twilight books.
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The Bill Reid Centre for Northwest Coast Art Studies

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Bill Reid Centre for Northwest Coast Art Studies
Simon Fraser University
Description
Website contains links to Virtual Village Project, online exhibits, information on canoes, totem poles, and architecture, and a collection of over 60 pages of images.
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The Bluejay Character in the Plateau Spirit Dance

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Verne F. Ray
American Anthropologist, vol. 39, no. 4, pt.1, New Series, October-December 1937, pp. 593-601
Description
Focuses on the guardian spirit and its importance in winter dances and religion among the Salish.
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[Book Reviews]

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Madeline Knickerbocker
Native Studies Review, vol. 20, no. 2, 2011, pp. 199-202
Description
Review of: Myth and Memory: Stories of Indigenous-European Contact edited by John Sutton Lutz.
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Borders and the Borderless Coast Salish: Decolonising Historiographies of Indigenous Schools

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Michael Marker
History of Education, vol. 44, no. 4, 2015, pp. 480-502
Description
Looks at differences in Canadian and American education policies between 1930 and 1970. Covers topics on Canadian residential schools in B.C., American boarding schools in Washington State, and the role of churches in Canadian policy.
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Cairns of British Columbia and Washington

Alternate Title
Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History ; v. 4. Anthropology ; v. 3
[Publications of] the Jesup North Pacific Expedition ; v. [2], pt. 2
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Harlan I. Smith
Gerard Fowke
Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History
Description
Forms part of Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History, v. 4 (p. [55]-75, 5 plates).
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Cancer Incidence Among Native Americans of Western Washington

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Tierney L. Norsted
Emily White
International Journal of Epidemiology, vol. 18, no. 1, March 1989, pp. 22-27
Description
Study examines the relatively low rate of cancer among Native Americans compared to the Caucasian population. Findings revealed that there were some exceptions to the previous statement.
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Canoe Journeys and Cultural Revival

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Bruce E. Johansen
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 36, no. 2, 2012, pp. 131-141
Description
Comments on long distance journeys by canoe, the revival of canoe making and teaching respect for the water.
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Characteristics of the Frontier Extended Stay Clinic: A New Facility Model

Alternate Title
Proceedings of the 15th International Congress on Circumpolar Health
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Rosyland Frazier
Sanna Douchette
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 72, Supplement 1, 2013, p. article no. 21344
Description
Reports on evolution of health care facilities in remote communities to provide care for extended periods.
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Chief Lelooska: The Evolution of an Artist

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Chris Friday
Oregon Historical Quarterly, vol. 105, no. 2, Summer, 2004, pp. 212-237
Description
Traces Chief Lelooska’s artistic development as a carver and describes the ways in which Northwest Coast Indian art and cultural tradition were conveyed to people living in or visiting the region during the twentieth century.
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Chief Seattle's Speech Revisited

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Arnold Krupat
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 35, no. 2, Spring, 2011, pp. 192-214
Description
Analyzes a speech given by Duwamish and Suquamish Indian Chief Sealth or Seattle, along with Henry Smith's account, concerning the concession of native lands to the settlers and a plea for respect of Native American rights and environmental values.
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The Chinook Jargon, Past and Present

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Rena V. Grant
California Folklore Quarterly, vol. 3, no. 4, October 1944, pp. 259-276
Description
Looks at how the Chinook Jargon developed into international speech among the people of Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and Alaska.
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Chinook Songs

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Franz Boas
Journal of American Folklore, vol. 1, no. 3, October-December 1888, pp. 220-226
Description
Lyrics in Chinook jargon, a synthesis of English, French, Chinook (proper), Nutka (Nootka) and Sahaptin.
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Chinook Texts

Alternate Title
Bulletin (Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology) ; [20]
E-Books
Author/Creator
Charles Cultee
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[Coast Salish Art in the 21st Century]

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Shaun Peterson
Heather Johnson-Jock
lessLIE
Luke Marston
Danielle Morsette
Description
Five panelists discuss their artistic practice and how their culture influences their work. Duration: 1:31:47.
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Coast Salish Gambling Music

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Wendy B. Stuart
Canadian Journal for Traditional Music , vol. 2, 1974, p. [?]
Description
Looks at a certain style in the music and games in British Columbia and Washington.
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