Banishing the Spirits: Indian Agents and the Pacific Northwest Winter Dance
- Weaving with Dog Hair. Swaminatha, Nikhil // Archaeology;Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p14
The article discusses the analysis of 19th-20th-century blankets of the Coast Salish tribe in Canada suggesting that all of the blankets were woven with goat hair, while some non-ceremonial blankets also used dog hair.
- Coast Salish people welcome the world. Miller, Heather Andrews // Windspeaker;Jun2004, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p5
The article focuses on the community of Duncan, on Vancouver Island, British Columbia which is the traditional home of the Coast Salish First Nation. The town of 4,000 calls itself the City of Totems in recognition of more than 80 distinctive hand-carved cedar poles that are on display in parks,...
- PERFORMING MUSQUEM CULTURE AND HISTORY AT BRITISH COLUMBIA'S 1966 CENTENNIAL CELEBRATIONS. Roy, Susan // BC Studies;Autumn2002, Issue 135, p55
Discusses different settings for Musqueam dance performances in British Columbia. Mask dance presented at the Tsawwasen centennial event in 1966; Spirit dance that takes place within the Coast Salish community; Musqueam people's production of dance routines in response to non-Aboriginal appeals;...
- Puyallup. // Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia;Jul2009, Issue 7, p36
Information on the term "Puyallup" is presented. It refers to the Native American tribe from the shores of Puget Sound in the state of Washington. The Puyallup people have lived in this region for thousands of years. They speak a Salish dialect called Lushootseed. Over time, U.S. settlers moved...
- O'siam (HONORED RELATIVES) SWINOMISH. Wilson, Darryl Babe // News from Native California;Winter2011/2012, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p18
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience on a canoe trip that is held annually by the Coast Salish American Indian people in Washington state.
- Deeply Embedded: Canoes as Enduring Manifestation of Spiritualism and Communalism among the Coast Salish. Sarvis, Will // Journal of the West;Fall2003, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p74
Discusses the role of canoes as an enduring manifestation of spiritualism and communalism among the Coast Salish Indians. Implications of the profound development of utilitarian and religious associations with dug-out canoes by the aborigines of the southern Pacific Northwest on the entire Coast...
- A healing hike. Mont, Carla // British Columbia Magazine;Winter2014, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p8
The article offers information on the snowshoe tour at the Medicine Trail with the Canadian Wilderness Adventures (CWA) and mentions the traditions of the Coast Salish people and the Usnea lichen or the old-man's beard delicacy.
- Evaluating Threats in Multinational Marine Ecosystems: A Coast Salish First Nations and Tribal Perspective. Gaydos, Joseph K.; Thixton, Sofie; Donatuto, Jamie // PLoS ONE;12/21/2015, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p1
Despite the merit of managing natural resources on the scale of ecosystems, evaluating threats and managing risk in ecosystems that span multiple countries or jurisdictions can be challenging. This requires each government involved to consider actions in concert with actions being taken in other...
- Folk-Tales of the Coast Salish. Hitchcock, Eloise // Library Journal;2/15/2010, Vol. 135 Issue 3, p101
The article reviews the book "Folk-Tales of the Coast Salish," by Thelma Adamson.
- "We Can't Feel Our Language": Making Places in the City for Aboriginal Language Revitalization. Baloy, Natalie J. K. // American Indian Quarterly;Fall2011, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p515
This article discusses aboriginal language revitalization and education in urban areas. The author discusses various challenges facing language workers and learners in cities, including the perception that urban lifestyle and aboriginal identity are not compatible, linguistic and cultural...