Home  Native Americans for Kids  For Teachers  Presentations  Games 
advertisement

advertisement


Native Americans
in Olden Times for Kids
Pacific Northwest
advertisement

What made the Puget Sound Indian tribes "rich" in ancient times? Why were woven mats so important? How did totem poles get started? What's a Potlatch? Find out here! Welcome to the Pacific Northwest Coastal Indians!

Some principal tribes of the northwest region: Bella Coola, Haida, Kwakiuts, Makah, Nez Perce, Nisqualli, Nootka, Quinault, Puyallup, Salish, S'Klallam, Snohomish, Spokane, Shuswap, Swinomish, Tlingit, Tsimshian

What was life like 2,000 years ago
 in the Pacific Northwest?
 

Longhouse Living

Daily Life Jobs 

Government

Woven Mats

Canoes

The Potlatch 

Baskets

Whales & Salmon 

Fur Trade Wealth

Meals & Cooking

Totem Poles

Money Blankets & Coppers 

Table Manners

Clans & Marriage 

Slaves 

Story: How Raven Stole Crow's Potlatch   

Story: The Medicine Man

 

advertisement

 

Additional Resources 

Baskets 

Games

Stories

Holidays

Canoes

Homes

Religion

Tribes

Daily Life

Comparison Chart

Lesson Plans for Northwest Native Americans Teachers

Free Presentations in PowerPoint format

 Free Fun Clip Art for Native Americans

Return to Native Americans in Olden Times

 









 All Rights Reserved
   Clip Art Credit: Phillip Martin
Have a great year!