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On a hot day in early July, a replica Coast Salish s.dexiA dugout hunting canoe launched in the Green River.

Monday, October 14, was Indigenous Peoples' Day in the City of Seattle and at the new Burke Museum!

From the food we put in our bodies to the furniture we put in our homes, human life is shaped by “stuff” all around us—and our stuff reveals surprising truths about our lives.

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

Explore the dramatic changes to Seattle's landscapes and shorelines through The Waterlines Project.

The Burke Museum Archaeology Collection contains more than 1 million artifacts.

Archaeologists find the earliest use of nutmeg as a food ingredient and evidence of the transition to early farming practices in Indonesia.

Researcher Ashley Pickard visits the Burke Museum to study shoe samples from the Japanese Gulch archaeological site.

Archaeologist Chris Yamamoto visits the Burke to view artifacts found in the Japanese Gulch.