Topic: Salishan Family

Quinault Indians

Quinault Indians. The Quinault.Indians were located in the valley of Quinault River and the Pacific coast between Raft River and Joe Creek. They belonged to the coastal division of the Salishan linguistic family.

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Okanagon Indians

Okanagon Indians. The Oknagon Indians were located on Okanagan River above the mouth of the Similkameen to the Canadian border and in British Columbia along the shores of Okanagan Lake and in the surrounding country; in later times they have displaced an Athapascan tribe and part of the Ntlakyapamuk from the Similkameen Valley.

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Duwamish Indians

Duwamish Indians. The Duwamish tribe was located in Washington state, primarily along the Duwamish River and Seattle area. The Duwamish belonged to the Nisqually dialectic group of the coast division of the Salishan linguistic stock.

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Salish Indians

Salish Indians. In western Montana originally, extending from the Rocky Mountains on the west; south to the Gallatin; east to Crazy Mountain and Little Belt Ranges, north to some hilly country north of Helena. Later they were centered farther west around Flathead Lake. The Salish belonged to the interior division of the Salishan linguistic family, to which they have given their name.

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