Banishing the Spirits: Indian Agents and the Pacific Northwest Winter Dance
- Mortuary Evidence of Coast Salish Shamanism? Hickok, Andrew W.; White, William A.; Recalma-Clutesi, Kim; Hamm, Steven R.; Kanipe, Hayley E. // Canadian Journal of Archaeology;2010, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p240
At S'oksun (Deep Bay) and Tseycum (Patricia Bay) on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, in traditional Coast Salish territory, recent archaeological investigations have yielded two intriguing interment features dating from the late Middle Period. The posture and grave associations imply these...
- Editor's Notes: Training the Next Generation of Archaeologists: Some Challenges. Oetelaar, Gerald // Canadian Journal of Archaeology;2010, Vol. 34 Issue 2, preceding p132
The article discusses various published reports within the issue, including examinations of the Athapaskan Indians, Shamanism among the Coast Salish and Mï¿½tis identity.
- News Flash! // Science Illustrated;Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p11
The section offers scientific updates, including a newly-developed material for controlling light, a project for mapping the brain's neural links within the next five years, and the confirmed legend that the Coast Salish Indians of the Pacific Northwest wove blankets made partly of dog hair.
- The idea that the Coast Salish and other Northwest Native Americans cultivated plants. Wagner, Eric // High Country News;8/6/2012, Vol. 44 Issue 13, p6
The article focuses on the cultivation of Camas plants by the Coast Salish and other Northwest Native Americans which is quite a disputed case because they used to rely on wild forage rather than on such plants but still anthropologists are searching for evidences that can prove this belief.
- 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...
- 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.
- Making artifacts accessible. Manzer, Jeremy // British Columbia Magazine;Fall2010, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p13
The article reviews the web site Reciprocal Research Network available at www.moa.ubc.ca/R R N/about_overview.html.
- LETTERS. Wade, Mike; Meadows, Sammye J.; Murphy, Madrona; Engel, Steve; Culler, J.; Hannuksela, Adam // High Country News;9/3/2012, Vol. 44 Issue 15, p4
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including "Tunneling under California's water wars" in the August 20, 2012 issue, "The Secret Gardens" in the August 6, 2012 issue, and "The Bakken's shadow boom" in the August 6, 2012 issue.
- 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,...