Interior Salish


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Interior Salish

n. pl. Interior Salish
A member of any of the Salish-speaking Native American peoples inhabiting parts of British Columbia, northern Washington, northern Idaho, and western Montana. Also called Flathead.
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Synopsis: Throughout the mid-1800s, Coast and Interior Salish families arranged strategic cross-cultural marriages, and these alliances played a crucial role in regional settlement and spared Puget Sound's upper corner from the tragic conflicts other regions experienced.
Teit, presented in Leslie Teppers Interior Salish Tribes of British Columbia, Ottawa: National Museums of Canada, 1987.
Named after her home, British Columbia's Nicola Valley, children's book author Nicola Campbell is Interior Salish on her mother's side and Metis from Saskatchewan on her father's side.
Cree/Metis from Saskatchewan on her father's side and Interior Salish of Nle7kepmx (Thompson) and Nsilx (Okanagan) ancestry on her mother's side, Nicola Campbell grew up in BC's Nicola Valley surrounded by family.
The Plateu Tribes are comprised of the Interior Salish and the Kootenay.
of British Columbia) presents the personal reminiscences of four female St'at'imc elders who are among the last remaining fluent speakers of St'at'imcets, a Northern Interior Salish language spoken in British Columbia.
Salish Elders, a new book by photographer and author Wim Tewinkle, captures snippets of memories from 21 Elders of the Interior Salish Nation in British Columbia.
The volume is an important part of Miller's growing oeuvre, which has come to incorporate Interior Salish and Tsimshian ethnography as well and seeks to explore the deep structures of Native American cosmology in diverse local manifestations.
Bumsted later notes that the Interior Salish, Kootenay, Chilcotin and Okanagan "were mainly Athabaskan speakers.
The term "Indian Princess" is used frequently by Interior Salish storytellers (the Interior Salish are people of the Columbia Plateau living generally above the 47th parallel).

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