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U.S. History Topics » Ethnic Groups » Native Americans

American Indians of the Pacific Northwest

features more than 2,300 photographs and 7,700 pages of text relating to the American Indians in two cultural areas of the Pacific Northwest: the Northwest Coast and Plateau. These resources illustrate many aspects of life and work, including housing, clothing, crafts, transportation, education, and employment. (Library of Congress)

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Interesting Fact:

Of all the Native Americans who lived or are living in the Pacific Northwest, two who enjoy the most recognition are Chief Seattle and Chief Joseph. Seattle was the Lushootseed leader after whom the city of Seattle was named, the largest city to be so honored.
Tulalip family in ceremonial dress pose in Volunteer Park, Seattle, Washington, 1938

Tulalip family

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