Familial Cohesion and Colonial Atomization: Governance and Authority in a Coast Salish Community
- 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.
- 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,...
- "Educational apartheid" remains despite new school at Attawapiskat. Ball, David P. // Windspeaker;Aug2012, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p24
The article focuses on improving Aboriginal education in Canada. The author discusses the issue of bringing First Nation childrenâ€™s education up to the same standards as the rest of off-reservation Canada, the building of a new school on the Indian Attawapiskat reservation, and that...
- Guarding the Gate. Tirado, Michelle // American Indian Report;Apr2004, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p10
Discusses the hospitality of Indian tribes for tourists. Concern on the impact of tourism on cultural preservation; Historical background of tourism at Sky City in Acoma, New Mexico; Attractions in the Gila River Indian Community.
- Beaucage acclaimed. // Ontario Birchbark;Jul2006, Vol. 5 Issue 7, p2
The article reports on the continuation of the role of John Beaucage as grand council chief for the Anishinabek Nation-Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) for another three years after being acclaimed during the UOI election. Beaucage is a member of Wasauksing First Nation and serves as the...
- Treaty 7 to host 2009 AFN assembly. Bruner, Thomas J. // Windspeaker;Jan2009, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p24
The article offers information on the annual general assembly (AGA) of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) to be held in July 2009 in Calgary, Alberta. The event will be hosted by Treaty 7 in which the election of the national chief will be conducted. It will highlight the meeting of First...
- Chief troublemaker. Parker, Shafer // Report / Newsmagazine (National Edition);04/02/2001, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p22
Focuses on Matthew Coon Come, Canada's national chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN). How Coon Come's remarks that his people smoke and drink too much were regarded as racial stereotyping; Rejection of Coon Come's suggestion that the Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nation Chiefs...