Coast Salish art style & meaning
The design of Coast Salish carving, its iconography (meaning), and how it relates to other region styles.
Lesson plans and background information from the 2002 exhibit The Big One: Earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest.
Kennewick Man, The Ancient One
Information about the remains known as Kennewick Man/The Ancient One, one of the oldest and most complete skeletons found in North America.
Lesson Plans for Archaeology of West Point
Online activities that help students explore the West Point archaeological site in Seattle. Designed to complement the West Point Burke Box.
Native American Heritage Month
Highlighting and celebrating the heritage of Native peoples in our state, region and country.
Northwest Coast Basketry Teacher’s Guide
Diagrams, resources and activities to guide exploration of Northwest Coast basketry.
Past and present of San Juan Island's American Camp
The people who come on these tours of San Juan Island are curious about one thing: stories of people and place.
Tips for teaching about Native peoples
Teaching about cultures and complex histories can be challenging, but can also provide meaningful opportunities for reflection.