Coast Salish Indigenous History Resources

Henry Cayou with his reef netting gear on Flat Point, ca. 1950. Photo courtesy of Jack Giard.

Additional resources

Recommended Reading

  • Lummi Elders Speak
  • To Fish in Common by Daniel Boxberger
  • The Coming of the Spirit of Pestilence by Robert T. Boyd
  • Jesintel Children of the Setting Sun Productions
  • Keeping It Living Edited by Douglas Deur & Nancy J. Turner
  • Indians in the Making by Alexandra Harmon
  • The Power of Promises Edited by Alexandra Harmon
  • Breaking Ground by Lynda V. Maps
  • Exploring Coast Salish Prehistory by Julie K. Stein
  • Beginnings A Meditation on Coast Salish Lifeways by Patrick J. Twohy
  • Treaty Justice The Northwest Tribes, the Boldt Decision, and the Recognition of Fishing Rights by Charles Wilkinson

Tribal Nations websites, recommended reading, podcasts, and online resources for learning more about Straits Salish, Coast Salish, and general Indigenous history of the Salish Sea