First Nations in British Columbia
First Nations in British Columbia constitute a large number of First Nations governments and peoples in the province of British Columbia. Many of these Native Canadians are affiliated in tribal counc...
Indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast
The indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast were of many nations and tribal affiliations, each with distinctive cultural and political identities, but they shared certain beliefs, traditions...
Indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast - Wikipedia
Thompson River Salish people
The Nlaka'pamux or Nlakapamuk (/ɪŋkləˈkæpmə/ ing-klə-KAP-mə; Salish [nɬeʔképmx]), also previously known as the Thompson, Thompson River Salish, Thompson Salish, Thompson River Indians or Thompson Rive...
Thompson River Salish people - Wikipedia
Nuxalk
The Nuxalk people (Nuxalk: Nuxalk; pronounced [nuxalk], with the 'x' like German ach), also referred to as the Bella Coola or Bellacoola, are an Indigenous First Nation in Canada, living in the area i...
Arctic small tool tradition
The Arctic Small Tool tradition (ASTt) was a broad cultural entity that developed along the Alaska Peninsula, around Bristol Bay, and on the eastern shores of the Bering Strait around 2500 BC. ASTt gr...
Onion Portage Archeological District
The Onion Portage Archeological District encompasses a major archaeological site in Kobuk Valley National Park in northwestern Alaska. The site is a deeply stratified site, at which archaeologists ha...
Onion Portage Archeological District - Wikipedia
Francella Mary Griggs
Sister Francella Mary Griggs, S.N.J.M., (February 5, 1920 – January 7, 2012) was a Native American member of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary and a leading advocate of the Confederated ...
Sto:lo people
The Sto:lo /ˈstɔːloʊ/, alternately written as Stó:lō, Stó:lô, or Stó:lõ and historically, as Staulo or Stahlo, and historically known and commonly referred to in ethnographic literature as the Fraser ...
Sto:lo people - Wikipedia
Paleo-Arctic Tradition
The Paleo-Arctic Tradition is the name given by archaeologists to the cultural tradition of the earliest well-documented human occupants of the North American Arctic, which date from the period 8000&#...
Quiggly hole
A quiggly hole, also known simply as a quiggly or kekuli, is the remains of an earth lodge built by the First Nations people of the Interior of British Columbia and the Columbia Plateau in the U.S.. ...
Quiggly hole - Wikipedia
Gitxsan
Gitxsan (also spelled Gitksan) are an indigenous people of Canada whose home territory comprises most of the area known as the Skeena Country in English (Git: means "people of" and Xsan: means "the Ri...
Gitxsan - Wikipedia
Treaty of Point Elliott
The Treaty of Point Elliott of 1855, or the Point Elliott Treaty,—also known as Treaty of Point Elliot (with one t) / Point Elliott Treaty—is the lands settlement treaty between the United States gove...
Treaty of Point Elliott - Wikipedia
Sammamish people
The Sammamish (/səˈmæmɪʃ/; indigenously, [t͡saˈpaːbʃ]) people were a Coast Salish Native American tribe in the Sammamish River Valley in central King County, Washington. Their name is variously trans...
Frances Johnson
Frances Johnson or Gwísgwashãn (died 1934) was the last fluent speaker of the Takelma language of Oregon, United States. In 1906, she worked with linguist Edward Sapir to document the language while l...
Ktunaxa people
The Ktunaxa (/tʌˈnɑːhɑː/ tun-AH-hah; [ktunʌ́χɑ̝]), also known as Kutenai (/ˈkuːtᵊneɪ, -ni/), Kootenay (predominant spelling in Canada) and Kootenai (predominant spelling in the United States), are an...
Ktunaxa people - Wikipedia
Anangula Archeological District
The Anangula Site (also Anangula Archeological District and Ananiuliak Island Archeological District) is an archaeological site in the Aleutian Islands of Alaska. Located on a 1.5 miles (2.4 km...
Anangula Archeological District - Wikipedia
Tsimshian people
The Tsimshian (/ˈsɪmʃiən/; Sm'algyax: Ts’msyan) are an indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest Coast. Tsimshian translates to Inside the Skeena River. Their communities are in British Columbia a...
Tsimshian people - Wikipedia
Sisiutl
The Sisiutl (Si’sEyuL) is one of the most powerful crests, and mythological creatures in the mythology of the Kwakwaka’wakw, Nuu-chah-nulth, Skwxwu7mesh and various other Indigenous peoples of the Pac...
Sisiutl - Wikipedia
Whitman Mission National Historic Site
Whitman Mission National Historic Site is a United States National Historic Site located just west of Walla Walla, Washington, at the site of the former Whitman Mission at Waiilatpu. On November 29, 1...
Whitman Mission National Historic Site - Wikipedia
Isaac N. Ebey
Colonel Isaac Neff Ebey (January 22, 1818 – August 11, 1857) was the first permanent white resident of Whidbey Island, Washington.Ebey was born in Columbus, Ohio in 1818. During his childhood E...
Isaac N. Ebey - Wikipedia
Sto:lo
The Sto:lo /ˈstɔːloʊ/, alternately written as Stó:lō, Stó:lô, or Stó:lõ and historically, as Staulo or Stahlo, and historically known and commonly referred to in ethnographic literature as the Fraser ...
Sto:lo - Wikipedia
British Columbia Treaty Process
The British Columbia Treaty Process (BCTP) is a land claims negotiation process started in 1993 to resolve outstanding issues - including claims to un-extinguished aboriginal rights - with British Col...
Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe
The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe (Nəxʷsƛ̕ áy̕əm "strong people") is a federally recognized and sovereign Native American nation. The tribe is part of the larger Klallam culture, part of the Coast Salish ...