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...
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Indigenous peoples of the Northwest Plateau
Indigenous peoples of the Northwest Plateau, also referred to by the phrase Indigenous peoples of the Plateau, and historically called the Plateau Indians (though comprising many groups) are indigenou...
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Tlingit people
The Tlingit (/ˈklɪŋkɨt/ or /ˈtlɪŋɡɨt/; also spelled Tlinkit) are an indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest Coast of North America. Their name for themselves is Lingít, meaning "People of the Tides...
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Nisga'a
The Nisga’a /ˈnɪsɡɑː/, often formerly spelled Nishga and spelled in the Nisga’a language as Nisg̱a’a (pronounced [nisqaʔ]), are an Indigenous people of Canada in British Columbia. They reside in the N...
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Tsetsaut
The Tsetsaut (Nisga'a language: Jits'aawit; in the Tsetsaut language: Wetaŀ or Wetaɬ) were an Athapaskan-speaking group whose territory was around the head of the Portland Canal, straddling what is no...
Haida people
The Haida (/ˈhaɪdə/, HY-də), historically sometimes spelled Hydah, are an indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest Coast of North America. Their main territory is the archipelago of Haida Gwaii (for...
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Tsimshian
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...
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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...
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Haisla people
The Haisla (also Xa’islak’ala, X̄a’islakʼala, X̌àʼislakʼala, X̣aʼislak’ala, Xai:sla) are an indigenous people living at Kitamaat in the North Coast region of the Canadian province of British Colu...
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Heiltsuk people
The Heiltsuk /ˈheɪltsək/, also Bella Bella, are an Indigenous people of the Central Coast region in British Columbia, centred on the island communities of Bella Bella and Klemtu. The government of th...
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Wuikinuxv people
The Wuikinuxv [ʔuwik'inuxʷ], also rendered Oowekeeno /əˈwiːkənoʊ/, Wuikenukv, Wikeno, Owikeno, Oweekano, Awikenox, and also known as the Rivers Inlet people, are an Indigenous First Nations people of...
Kwakwaka'wakw
The Kwakwa̱ka̱’wakw (Kwak'wala pronunciation in [ˈkʷa.kʷə.kʲə.ʔwakʷ]) are a Pacific Northwest Coast indigenous people. Their current population is approximately 5,500. Most live in British Columbia on...
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Nuu-chah-nulth people
The Nuu-chah-nulth (/nuːˈtʃɑːnʊlθ/;Nuu-chah-nulth: [nuːt͡ʃaːnˀuɬ]),also formerly referred to as the Nootka, Nutka, Aht, Nuuchahnulth, or Tahkaht. are one of the Indigenous peoples of the Pacific North...
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Makah people
The Makah (/məˈkɑː/; Klallam: màq̓áʔa) are an indigenous people of the Northwest Plateau living in the northwestern corner of the continental United States in Washington. They are enrolled in the fede...
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Coast Salish
Coast Salish peoples are a group of ethnically and linguistically related Indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast, living in British Columbia, Canada and the states of Washington and Oregon ...
Nuxalk Nation
The Nuxalk Nation is the band government of the Nuxalk people of Bella Coola, British Columbia. It is a member of the Oweekeno-Kitasoo-Nuxalk Tribal Council, and until March 2008 was a member of the U...
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Willapa people
The Willapa or Willoopah, also known as Kwalhioqua, were an Northern Athapaskan-speaking people in southwestern Washington, United States. Their territory was the valley of the Willapa River and the ...
Chimakum
The Chimakum, also spelled Chemakum and Chimacum were a Native American people (known to themselves as Aqokúlo and sometimes called the Port Townsend Indians), who lived in the northeastern portion of...
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Quileute people
The Quileute /ˈkwɪliːuːt/, also known as the Quillayute /kwɨˈleɪ.uːt/, are a Native American people in western Washington state in the United States, currently numbering approximately 2000. The Quileu...
Chinook people
Chinookan peoples include several groups of Native Americans in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States speaking the Chinookan languages. In the early 19th century, the Chinookan-speaking pe...
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Potlatch
A potlatch is a gift-giving feast practiced by indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast of Canada and the United States, among whom it is traditionally the primary economic system. This inclu...
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Northwest Coast art
Northwest Coast art is the term commonly applied to a style of art created primarily by artists from Tlingit, Haida, Heiltsuk, Tsimshian, Kwakwaka'wakw, Nuu-chah-nulth and other First Nations and Nati...
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Indigenous Amerindian genetics
Genetic history of indigenous peoples of the Americas primarily focus on Human Y-chromosome DNA haplogroups and Human mitochondrial DNA haplogroups. Autosomal "atDNA" markers are also used, but differ...
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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...
Gitxsan people
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 people - Wikipedia
Nisga’a people
The Nisga’a /ˈnɪsɡɑː/, often formerly spelled Nishga and spelled in the Nisga’a language as Nisg̱a’a (pronounced [nisqaʔ]), are an Indigenous people of Canada in British Columbia. They reside in the N...
Nisga’a people - Wikipedia
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 ...
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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