Coast Salish

Coast Salish

From British Columbia to the mouth of the Columbia River, many of Washington’s tribes share the same language. Learn about the culture and lifeways of Native peoples like the Twana, Nisqually, and Puyallup from artworks, weavings, and raw materials.
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Rental Fee: $35 per box for one week; $10 for each additional week.

Because these boxes contain artifacts, someone from your organization must come to the Museum to pick up the box 10:00 AM-4:30 PM, Tuesday through Sunday, and return the box Tuesday through Sunday, 10:00 AM-4:30 PM. Note pick up/drop off is not available on Mondays.

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Image: Engraving showing an interior of a Nootka house located on Nootka Sound, Vancouver Island, British Columbia. This image appears on page 31 (published plate number 42) in  the Atlas of Captain Cooks’ Third Voyage, published by John Webber, dated June 4, 1784. The plate was engraved by W. Sharp from a painting or sketch by John Webber. Washington State Historical Society, catalog ID 2011.0.60.3.31.