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Native American Resources: Heritage & Culture

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Newspaper Rock

Hiser, David. Newspaper Rock Is a Large Cliff Mural of Ancient Indian Petroglyphs and Pictographs, Remarkable for the Clarity of Its Numerous Figures, 05/1972. 1972. The U.S. National Archives. Flickr. Yahoo. 19 Nov. 2015. 

Online Streaming Videos

from Seattle Public Library Kids, premiered August 31, 2020.

From Matika Wilbur on July 22, 2017

Thursday July 20, 2017. Day 4 of Canoe journey. Muckleshoot to Suquamish. As we paddled into Suquamish, we could feel the spirit of Salish hospitality— not only by the smell of alder smoked bar-bbq’d salmon and clam bakes in the air, but by the robust melodic songs welcoming us onto their land. In fact, we were so moved by Suquamish’s powerful voices, we decided to inquire more about the significance of their songs…

from Seattle Public Library Kids, premiered August 20, 2020.  Learn about Coast Salish Design and get some ideas to create bookmarks and carving soap! Summer of Learning Teaching Artist Ty Juvinel is a Tulalip Tribal member, artist and carver.


Source: " Mark Benavente preserves Guam's culture through weaving " by kuamnews , is licensed under a Standard YouTube License.

"There are many talented weavers within the community like James Bamba, Jose Cruz, and Thomas Torres whose goal is to preserve and perpetuate our culture through the art of weaving."

Source: " Samoa Segment - UW Poly Day 2015 " by UW Polynesian Student Alliance , is licensed under a Standard YouTube License.

"UW Poly Day 2015: One Love. Our Love. Empowering Family, Culture, & Community. Featuring the Samoa Segment Pt. I"