Chief Sealth (Seattle)

November 27, 2019 admin 0

Sealth was born about 1786. His father, Schweabe, was Suquamish and his mother, Scholitza, was Duwamish. As a young boy in 1792, he witnessed the […]


Skolaskin, A Sanpoil Prophet

November 25, 2019 admin 0

The Columbia Plateau refers to the area between the Cascade Mountains and the Rocky Mountains in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, British Columbia, and Western Montana. The […]

The Indian Shaker Church

November 23, 2019 admin 0

In 1881, the Squaxin of the Puget Sound area in Washington would have described John Slocum has having a bit of an inclination toward alcohol […]

Smoke Signals and Mirrors

November 21, 2019 admin 0

Both spoken language and sign language are capable of communicating a great deal of information, but they have a limited physical range. American Indian hunting […]

Plains Indian Sign Language

November 21, 2019 admin 0

In 1527, The Spanish soldier Pánfilio de Narváez, with a reputation for brutality and a strong desire to find gold and wealth, began his ill-fated […]

Death Valley National Park

November 18, 2019 admin 0

Death Valley, located in California, is the hottest, driest, and lowest place in the United States. It is an area of sand dunes and wilderness. […]

The Royal Proclamation of 1763

The Royal Proclamation of 1763

November 16, 2019 admin 0

By 1776, some of the British colonists in North America had become somewhat irritated with the Monarchy and particularly with its limitations on the expansion […]

Writing in Cherokee

November 16, 2019 admin 0

There are more than 6,000 languages in the world and only about 100 of these developed their own writing system. For most of these writing […]