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Coast Salish
Sucia Figure

Works of art in the form of carved bone, stone, horn and basketry have been found and dated back to 5,000 years ago.

contemporary carved comb

An introduction to the art of the First Peoples of western Washington and southwestern British Columbia who speak the Coast Salish languages.

This 37-foot story pole carved by William Shelton is being repaired thanks to help from the community. 

While there have been enormous changes in Coast Salish Native diet and culture over the centuries, a core value of food has survived.

Aerial photograph of West Point

A 1992 construction site led to a significant discovery of cultural remains of local Native Americans that lived at and used the site for thousands of years.

Additional resources related to the First Peoples who speak the Coast Salish language.

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