Explore the geographic region of the Coast Salish people, their history, language, and tribal names.
An introduction to the art of the First Peoples of western Washington and southwestern British Columbia who speak the Coast Salish languages.
Explore the dramatic changes to Seattle's landscapes and shorelines through The Waterlines Project.
The Burke delivered hundreds of centuries-old artifacts to the Suquamish people from the Old Man House village site.
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.
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.
The totem pole, which had become a symbol of "a generalized American Indianess," was not a traditional art form of the southern Coast Salish peoples.
The Chilkat blanket was conceived to be a royal object in motion—the fringe swirls and sways as the wearer dances, dips and turns to a drum beat.
Shedding light on some of the greatest differentiating characteristics between the spruce baskets of the Tlingit and the Haida.
Uncovering the story behind a historic promotional poster and the polychrome carved cedar grizzly bear it features.