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.
Len McKay's heritage is an Interior Salish
person, from the NLa Ka pa mux Nation, centred near Boston Bar.
[2.] Decorative techniques like these were maintained by people of the Northern Plateau and can be enjoyed in the photographs of James A .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.
"It kind of crosses traditional territories between Interior Salish
and Coast Salish," she says, explaining that they had dugout canoes in the Interior but "not when our parents were going to residential school." However, she notes that "there are so many teachings involved with paddling and canoe racing" and describes the canoe as a source of building strength within oneself.
The Plateu Tribes are comprised of the Interior Salish
and the Kootenay.
for Northern Interior Salish
. Following these authors, I will assume that Halkomelem is not a pronominal argument language.
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." Of these people, only the Chilcotin spoke an Athabaskan language.