Library

Our library holds a collection of resources aimed at informing teachers, students, and anyone interested to learn about Coast Salish territories, peoples, cultures, languages, stories and legends as well as about the traditional Salish art style and contemporary Salish artists.

These resources consist of audio recordings, videos, information about relevant websites and links to them, synopses of books with names of author and publisher, as well as documents of all sorts – booklets, guides, transcripts of interviews – and links to their source.

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  • Video

    What is a Sacred Fire (from CBC Indigenous)

    From CBC Indigenous: What is a sacred fire? Ever wonder what a sacred fire is, and how to act respectfully around one? We’ve got an explainer for you. (Thanks to the Manito Ahbee Festival for granting us permission to film their sacred fire.) Related Posts Indigenous Education at UVic Sacred Balance Perpetual Salish Native Art […]

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    Coast Salish 2.0 Design Elements

    Associated Artist(s): Shaun Peterson

    Grant funded video project that covers a basic overview of Coast Salish art styles. This is the first in a series of three. Related Posts An Introduction to Coast Salish Design Elements and Visual Thinking Strategies (Grade 3/4) Coast Salish Design Elements and Frog (Grade K-2) Coast Salish Design Elements, Number Sense, and Bear (Grade […]

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    Art of the Northwest Coast

    Associated Artist(s): Susan Point

    Author: Jonaitis, Aldona ISBN: 1-55365-210-X Publisher: Douglas And McIntyre Year: 2006 322 Pages Art historian Aldona Jonaitis provides an overview of Northwest Coast First Nations art traditions. The work covers the continuous nature of the artistic endeavours of the First Nations from Puget Sound to Haida Gwaii and Alaska. Traditional and contemporary art from the nineteenth […]

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    Salish: Canadian Aboriginal Art and Culture

    Associated Artist(s): Susan Point

    Author: Christine Webster Publisher: Weigl Educational Publishers Year: 2008 Genre: Children – Non-Fiction 32 pages Salish: Canadian Aboriginal Art and Culture is one of the titles in the Canadian Aboriginal Art and Culture series published by Weigl Educational Publishers. This volume written by Christine Webster describes the cultural history of the Coast and Interior Salish, the people who […]

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    Truth and Indignation: Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools

    Associated Artist(s): Luke Marston

    Publisher: University of Toronto Press Year: 2014 Genre: Social Science 192 pages Truth and Indignation offers the first close and critical assessment of a Truth and Reconciliation Commission as it is unfolding. Niezen uses interviews with survivors and oblate priests and nuns, as well as testimonies, texts, and visual materials produced by the Commission to raise […]

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    Understanding Northwest Coast Art: A Guide to Crests, Beings and Symbols

    Associated Artist(s): Susan Point

    Author: Cheryl Shearar Publishers: Douglas and MacIntyre Year: 2008 Genre: Art 192 pages The first section of this book features an alphabetical list of words relating to Northwest Coast art, with definitions, descriptions and explanations and synopses of the major myths associated with them. As an aid to identification and understanding, many of the crests, beings and symbols […]

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    Shore to Shore: The Art of Ts’uts’umutl Luke Marston

    Associated Artist(s): Luke Marston

    Author: Suzanne Fournier Publisher: Harbour Publishing Year: 2014 Genre: Art 128 pages Stanley Park, Vancouver, September 2014. A fourteen-foot bronze-cast cedar sculpture is being erected. Dignitaries from all levels of government are present, including leaders of the Coast Salish First Nations and representatives from Portugal’s Azores Islands. Luke Marston, carver/artist, supervises as his three-year project is […]

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    Tales of Ghosts: First Nations Art in British Columbia

    ​ Author: Ronald W. Hawker Publisher: UBC Press Year: 2014 Genre: Art 248 pages The years between 1922 and 1961, often referred to as the “Dark Ages of Northwest Coast art,” have largely been ignored by art historians, and dismissed as a period of artistic decline. Tales of Ghosts compellingly reclaims this era, arguing that it was instead […]

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    The Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia

    Associated Artist(s): Susan Point

    Editors: Carol Elizabeth Mayer, Anthony Shelton Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre Year: 2009 Genre: Ethnological museums and collections 237 pages A tribute to Vancouver’s Museum of Anthropology, published to accompany the opening of the museum’s dramatic redesign In early 2010, the internationally acclaimed Museum of Anthropology will open its doors on a major renewal project, including the […]

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    The Ethics of Cultural Appropriation

    Associated Artist(s): Lesslie

    Editor(s): James O. Young, Conrad G. Brunk Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Year: 2009 Genre: Philosophy 320 pages The Ethics of Cultural Appropriation undertakes a comprehensive and systematic investigation of the moral and aesthetic questions that arise from the practice of cultural appropriation. Explores cultural appropriation in a wide variety of contexts, among them the arts and […]

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    Challenging Traditions: Contemporary First Nations Art of the Northwest Coast

    Author: Ian M. Thom Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre Year: 2009 Genre: Art 186 pages Contemporary First Nations artists of the Northwest Coast have long been among the most dynamic, important artists working in North America. Their art is a visible manifestation of the extraordinary cultural explosion that has transformed First Nations life up and down the […]

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    Lushootseed Texts: An Introduction to Puget Salish Narrative Aesthetics

    Author: Crisca Bierwert Publisher: University of Nebraska Press Year: 1996 Genre: Philosophy 325 pages This volume introduces the oral literature of Native American peoples in Puget Salish?speaking areas of western Washington. Seven stories told by Lushootseed elders are transcribed and translated into English, accompanied by information on narrative design and cultural background. Upper Skagit elder and cotranslator Vi Hilbert, […]

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    Brushed by Cedar, Living by the River: Coast Salish Figures of Power

    Author: Crisca Bierwert Publisher: University of Arizona Press Year: 1999 Genre: Social Science 314 pages A brilliant, experimental ethnography, Brushed by Cedar is destined to change the way anthropologists write about the people they befriend. Crisca Bierwert has created a fresh poststructural ethnography that offers new insights into Coast Salish cultures. Arguing against the existence of a […]

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    Folk-Tales of the Coast Salish

    Author(s): Thelma Adamson, William R. Seaburg, Laurel B. Sercombe Publisher: University of Nebraska Press – Bison Books Year: 2009 Genre: Social Science 430 pages First published in 1934, this collection of tales was recorded and edited by Thelma Adamson (1901–83), a student of Franz Boas and one of the first women to conduct ethnographic fieldwork in […]

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    Be of Good Mind: Essays on the Coast Salish

    Author: Bruce Granville Miller Publisher: UBC Press Year: 2011 Genre: Social Science 336 pages The Coast Salish peoples of western Washington and British Columbia have never been subjected to the same concerted anthropological scrutiny as have their Northwest Coast counterparts. For a long time they were viewed simply as a subset of the Northwest Coast culture […]

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    Those who fell from the sky: a history of the Cowichan peoples‬

    Author: Daniel Patrick Marshall‪ Publisher: Cowichan Tribes Cultural and Education Centre Cultural & Education Centre, Cowichan Tribes Year: 1999 Genre: History 194 pages A history of the Cowichan People of Vancouver Island that starts with the creation legends and ends with a narrative of the treaty process. Related Posts Ladybug and the Flood Thunderbird and Killerwhale […]

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    Celia’s Song‬‬

    Author: Lee Maracle Publisher: Cormorant Books Year: 2014 Genre: Novel 280 Pages ‪Mink is a witness, a shape shifter, compelled to follow the story that has ensnared Celia and her village, on the West coast of Vancouver Island in Nu:Chahlnuth territory. Celia is a seer who — despite being convinced she’s a little “off” — […]

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    Ravensong: A Novel‬

    Author: Lee Maracle Publisher: Press Gang Publishers Year: 1993 Genre: Social Science 199 pages Lee Maracle, author of the best-selling I Am Woman: A Native Perspective on Sociology and Feminism, sets this novel in an urban Native American community on the Pacific Northwest coast in the early 1950s. Ravensong is by turns damning, humorous, inspirational, and […]

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    First Wives Club: Coast Salish Style‬

    Author: Lee Maracle Publisher: Theytus Books Year: 2010 Genre: Fiction 97 pages This poignant and powerful collection of short stories provides revealing glimpses into the life experiences of an Aboriginal woman, a university professor, an activist and a single mother. With lyrical eloquence, Lee Maracle takes the reader on a deeply stirring and emotional journey […]

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    I Am Woman: A Native Perspective on Sociology and Feminism‬

    Author: Lee Maracle Publisher: Global Professional Publishing Year: 1996 Genre: Social Science 142 pages "I Am Woman represents my personal struggle with womanhood, culture, traditional spiritual beliefs and political sovereignty, written during a time when that struggle was not over. My original intention was to empower Native women to take to heart their own personal […]

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    We Get Our Living Like Milk from the Land

    Author: Lee Maracle Publisher: Theytus Books Year: 1994 Genre: History 126 pages We Get Our Living Like Milk from the Land is the first historical overview of the Okanagan Nation. It starts with the Creation Story, moves through the first contact of colonization and ends in the present.   Related Posts New Bloom 3 New […]

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    Indigenous Education at UVic

    Associated Artist(s): Chris Paul

    Indigenous Education at UVic is committed to making our environment more welcoming to Indigenous people, to meeting the language revitalization needs of Indigenous communities and to educating both Indigenous and non-Indigenous students in Indigenous ways of knowing and being. Currently, Indigenous Education offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. At the undergraduate level, we offer community-based, […]

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    Guide to the First Nations Monuments of Oak Bay

    Associated Artist(s): Butch Dick, Charles Elliott

    Background In 2009 Heritage Oak Bay and the District of Oak Bay (Mayor Christopher Causton), guided by Songhees Nation elders and former Lands Manager Cheryl Bryce, archaeologist Grant Keddie, researcher Trisha Glatthaar and others, unveiled the first of eight interpretive monuments in Oak Bay. The monuments were financed by the BC 150 Years Legacy Fund, […]

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    Quw’utsun Cultural Centre

    “The Quw’utsun Cultural Centre is centrally located in Duncan, midway between Victoria and Nanaimo, on picturesque Vancouver Island. The QCCC offers a truly unique experience, sharing the stories and traditions of the Cowichan people from hundreds of years ago. It is a world of colour and pageantry, where first nations talent and pride are abundant. […]

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    UBC Museum of Anthropology

    Associated Artist(s): John Marston

    The UBC Museum of Anthropology, in Vancouver, BC, houses one of the world’s finest displays of Northwest Coast First Nations art. It also features extensive collections from around the world as well as a wide range of temporary exhibitions, guided tours, and other public events. Coast Salish artist John Marston’s panel ehhwe’p syuth – To […]

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    Aboriginal Tourism BC

    The Aboriginal Tourism Association of British Columbia is a non-profit, membership-based organization that is committed to growing and promoting a sustainable, culturally rich Aboriginal tourism industry. Visit their resource-rich website here: Related Posts Salish: Canadian Aboriginal Art and Culture Aboriginal Nations Education Division Resource Library Vancouver Dialogues: First Nations, Urban Aboriginal and Immigrant Communities Be […]

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    Shared Learnings

    “Shared Learnings: Integrating BC Aboriginal Content K-10 focuses on the diversity, depth, and integrity of the cultures of British Columbia Aboriginal peoples. It is a guide for teachers, developed in recognition of the need for classroom materials that can help all teachers provide students with knowledge of, and opportunities to share experiences with, BC Aboriginal […]

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    Daughters are Forever

    Author: Lee Maracle Publisher: Polestar Year: 2002 Pages: 250 This powerful novel about a woman’s self-discovery reinforces Lee Maracle’s stature as one of the most important First Nations writers in North America. The novel incorporates an innovative structure – one based on Salish Nation storytelling – to depict the transformation of Marilyn, a First Nations […]

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    Sojourners and Sundogs

    Author: Lee Maracle Publisher: Press Gang Publishers Year: 1999 Fiction 349 pages True to the principles of Native American oratory, each of the stories in “Sojourner’s Truth” is layered with unresolved human dilemmas. From the tragic story of a boy’s attempt to escape residential school in Charlie, to the hilarious talk-back attitude of the young mother in […]

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    Lee Maracle

    Biography of Lee Maracle, author and critic (born at Vancouver, 2 Jul 1950). A prolific First Nations writer and expert on First Nations culture and history, Lee Maracle is an influential Aboriginal voice in Canadian postcolonial criticism. She is a member of the Stó:lō Nation, the daughter of a Métis mother and Salish father and a granddaughter of Chief Dan George. Maracle […]

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    Stó:lō Nation

    “The Stó:lō Nation is the political amalgamation of eleven Stó:lō communities. The Stó:lō Service Agency (SSA) is the service delivery arm of Stó:lō Nation. SSA provides services to the Stó:lō and Aboriginal communities throughout S’olh Temexw. S’olh Temexw is the traditional territory of the Stó:lō people.  According to our swxoxwiyam, we have lived here since time […]

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    Stó:lō Research and Resource Management Centre

    The Stó:lō Research and Resource Management Centre is a group of highly experienced professionals with many years experience working within the Stó:lō community. They provide professional service with an understanding of, and respect for, Stó:lō protocols. The SRRMC offers a range of professional and technical services including: • Archaeological Resource Management • Archives • Cultural Interpretation and Events […]

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    Box Set II Essay by Dylan Thomas

    Associated Artist(s): Andy Everson, Maynard Johnny, Lesslie, John Marston, Luke Marston, Susan Point, Dylan Thomas

    This essay by Coast Salish artist and writer Dylan Thomas accompanies Salish Weave Box Set II. Box Set II includes prints from artists represented in Box Set I – Susan Point, lessLIE and Maynard Johnny Jr. – and introduces prints from John Marston, Luke Marston, Dylan Thomas and Andy Everson. Related Posts Salish Weave Box Set Teaching […]

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    The First Nations of British Columbia: An Anthropological Overview

    By: Robert J. Muckle Publisher: UBC Press ISBN: 9780774828734 184 Pages Since it was first published in 1998, The First Nations of British Columbia has been an essential introduction to the province’s first peoples. Written within an anthropological framework, it familiarizes readers with the history and cultures of First Nations in the province and provides a fundamental understanding […]

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    Working with Wool

    By: Sylvia Olsen Publisher: Sono Nis Press History 328 pages ISBN 13: 978-1-55039-177-0; 1-55039-177-1 Cowichan sweaters, with their distinctive bands of design and untreated, handspun wool, have been a British Columbia icon since the early years of the twentieth century, but few people know the full story behind the garment. Now Sylvia Olsen tells the […]

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    Seekers and Travellers: Contemporary Art of the Pacific Northwest Coast

    Associated Artist(s): John Marston, Luke Marston, Susan Point

    By Gary Wyatt 160 pages Reference Code: GW2012-01 The Spirit Wrestler Gallery with Douglas & McIntyre Publishers and the University of Washington Press are pleased to announce the release of Seekers and Travellers: Contemporary Art of the Pacific Northwest Coast completing the trilogy that began in 1994 with Spirit Faces: Contemporary Masks of the Northwest Coast followed by Mythic Beings: Spirit […]

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    Yetsa’s Sweater

    By Sylvia Olsen Illustrated by Joan Larson 40 pages ISBN 1-55039-155-0 Love wool and all things woollen? Looking for a way to share your passion with the children in your life? Yetsa’s Sweater celebrates the process of making wool—from washing the fleece to teasing, carding, spinning, and knitting. Olsen’s simple, delightful story about a grandmother and grandchild who, […]

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    Hailans to Ailans

    Associated Artist(s): Lesslie, John Marston

    By: Pamela Rosi Publisher: Alcheringa Gallery/Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery ISBN: 978-0969700456 Catalogue for Hailans to Ailans (meaning “Highlands to Islands” in Tok Pisin), a ground breaking exhibition of contemporary art and ideas from Papua New Guinea. Through spectacular wood and metal sculpture, weaving, painting, and performance, the indigenous artists in this catalogue explore questions about […]

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    Coast Salish Revival

    Associated Artist(s): Charles Elliott, Stan Greene, Maynard Johnny Jr , Lesslie, Jane Marston, John Marston, Luke Marston, Shaun Peterson

    Galleries West Magazine article by Suzanne Fournier about the Renaissance of Coast Salish Art. Related Posts lessLIE Perpetual Salish Salish Weave RECORD (RE)CREATE: Contemporary Coast Salish Art from the Salish Weave Collection Be of Good Mind: Essays on the Coast Salish Susan A. Point

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    Native-Land.ca

    Native-land.ca is a resource to help Canadians learn more about their local history. Type your address or city into the search box to find out about traditional territories, languages, and treaties. Note: These maps are not definitive OR complete. Boundaries WILL change. Related Posts Native Art of the Northwest Coast: A History of Changing Ideas Native Sisterhood […]

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    The Williams Legacy

    Associated Artist(s): Susan Point

    About the exhibition: August 25 – October 10, 2003 Maltwood Art Museum and Gallery The exhibition introduced in this catalogue provides a fascinating first glimpse of the extensive art collection bequeathed to the University of Victoria by the late Michael Collard Williams, and gives us an insight into the tastes and interests of that discerning […]

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    Convergence/Divergence: Landscape and Identity on the West Coast

    Associated Artist(s): Charles Elliott, Dylan Thomas

    About the Exhibition: Legacy Art Gallery Downtown August 17 to October 1, 2011 This exhibition explores how West Coast artists, both settler and First Nations, respond to the local landscape as a means of expressing identity, while also suggesting ways in which an artist’s identity provides a lens for interpreting landscape. The title refers at […]

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    Snuhwulh: Hul’q’umi’num’ Language, Lessons, and Stories

    This website is designed for people who would like to improve their Hul’q’umi’num’ language skills while learning about the language as it goes along with canoe culture. Related Posts Introduction to Hul'q'umi'num' How Many? Numeracy, Vocabulary, and Salmon (Grade K-4) Salish Myths and Legends: One People's Stories Indigenous Education at UVic Language Champion: Renee Sampson Language Map […]

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    RECORD (RE)CREATE: Contemporary Coast Salish Art from the Salish Weave Collection

    Associated Artist(s): Kelly Cannell, Thomas Cannell, Charles Elliott, Andy Everson, Stan Greene, Maynard Johnny Jr , Lesslie, Angela Marston, Jane Marston, John Marston, Luke Marston, Chris Paul, Susan Point, Dylan Thomas

    About the travelling exhibition: Jane Marston, Charles Elliott, Susan Point, Stan Greene, Andy Everson, Chris Paul, lessLIE, Maynard Johnny Jr., Angela Marston, Luke Marston, John Marston, Thomas Cannell, Kelly Cannell, Dylan Thomas Record, (Re)create: Contemporary Coast Salish Art from the Salish Weave Collection showcases a selection of works by artists of Coast Salish ancestry from the […]

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    Transporters: Contemporary Salish Art

    Associated Artist(s): Charles Elliott, Lesslie, John Marston, Luke Marston, Chris Paul, Shaun Peterson, Susan Point

    Curated by Andrea Walsh and Cathi Charles Wherry this exhibition features the work of ten Salish artists from Southwest BC and Washington State in a cross-section of ideas and images that express new and long-held Salish visions and stories of the land, and post-colonial critiques of cultural appropriation. Participating artists: Charles Elliott, Susan Point, Lawrence […]

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    SMASH: International Indigenous Weaving

    Associated Artist(s): Angela Marston, Susan Point

    About the exhibition: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria Apr 30, 2010 to Aug 22, 2010 SMASH will showcase work that is vital to an understanding of Aboriginal work from the Coast Salish, Micmaq, American Southwest, Alaskan, and Hawaiian regions. The exhibition explored the influences of geographic boundaries; the unique materiality of the practice (including wool, bull rush, cedar […]

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    Introduction to Hul’q’umi’num’

    This site provides an introduction to Hul’q’umi’num’ – a traditonal Salish language (and group of dialects). There are vocabulary lessons with recordings of Salish Elders speaking the terms. “Welcome to Hul’q’umi’num’. The language is a Coast Salish language known in the linguistic literature as Halkomelem. For speakers on Vancouver Island, it is Hul’q’umi’num’, as written in these lessons. We […]

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    A Stó:lo-Coast Salish Historical Atlas

    Keith Thor Carlson (Editor), Albert McHalsie, Jan Perrier (Illustrator), Douglas & McIntyre (Manufactured by), Xwelixweltel (Foreword by), Keith Thor Carson Hardcover, 224 pages Published December 21st 2006 by Douglas & McIntyre (first published May 2001) ISBN 1550548123 (ISBN13: 9781550548129) This superbly researched, groundbreaking historical atlas presents a history of the civilization and territory of the Stó:lo, a First Nations people. Through words, archival photographs, and 86 full-color maps, the […]

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    Urban Thunderbirds / Ravens in a Material World

    Associated Artist(s): Lesslie, Luke Marston, Dylan Thomas

    About the exhibition: SEP 20, 2013 TO JAN 12, 2014 lessLIE, Dylan Thomas / Rande Cook, Francis Dick Co-curated by lessLIE, Rande Cook and Nicole Stanbridge | Ker and Centennial Galleries This exhibition highlighted new and recent works from Coast Salish artists lessLIE and Dylan Thomas, and Kwakwaka’wakw artists Rande Cook and Francis Dick. The work encompasses personal […]

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    S’abadeb / The Gifts: Pacific Coast Salish Art and Artists

    Associated Artist(s): Kelly Cannell, Charles Elliott, Stan Greene, Maynard Johnny Jr , Jane Marston, John Marston, Luke Marston, Shaun Peterson, Susan Point

    BARBARA BROTHERTON PUBLISHED: 2008 SUBJECT LISTING: Native American Art BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: 240 pp., 225 illus., 200 in colour, 9 x 12 in. TERRITORIAL RIGHTS: N / A In Canada PUBLISHED WITH: Seattle Art Museum S’abadeb, The Gifts captures the essence of Coast Salish culture through its artistry, oral traditions, and history. Developed in conjunction with the first extensive exhibition of the […]

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    Changing Hands: Art Without Reservation 2: Contemporary Native North American Art from the West, Northwest & Pacific

    Associated Artist(s): Stan Greene, Maynard Johnny Jr , Lesslie, John Marston, Luke Marston, Shaun Peterson, Susan Point

    Paperback Publisher: Museum Of Arts & Design ISBN-10: 1890385115 ISBN-13: 978-1890385118 Product Dimensions: 28.2 x 21.3 x 2.5 cm “Changing Hands: Art Without Reservation 2: Contemporary Native North American Art from the West, Northwest & Pacific is the second in a landmark series of three exhibitions and publications that highlight the rich diversity of creativity in craft, art and […]

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    Susan Point: Coast Salish Artist

    Associated Artist(s): Susan Point

    November 2000 ISBN 978-1-55054-810-5 Paperback 9″ x 11″ 144 pages Edited by: Gary Wyatt By: Michael Kew, Peter Macnair, Bill McLennan Salish artist Susan Point has immersed herself in the study of traditional Coast Salish art and culture. Her striking and distinctive art—from jewellery in precious metals to prints, paintings and monumental pieces in wood and glass—has won worldwide […]

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    Screen Printing Today: The Basics

    Author: Andy MacDougall ISBN: 978-0-9440-9461-9 Format: Softcover Dimensions (in.): 8.5 x 11 This instructional book by Andy MacDougall, a regular Screen Printing contributor and Academy of Screen Printing Technology member, is the clearest and most practical guide to screen printing available anywhere. Modern applications and methods, new technology, and valuable production tips are combined in an easy-to-understand format. […]

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    In the Spirit of the Ancestors: Contemporary Northwest Coast Art at the Burke Museum

    Associated Artist(s): Kelly Cannell, Stan Greene, Shaun Peterson, Susan Point

    Now Available! The first in the new Bill Holm Center Publication Series on Native Art of the Pacific Northwest, In the Spirit of the Ancestors: Contemporary Northwest Coast Art at the Burke Museum (Wright and Bunn-Marcuse, eds). Order title from University of Washington Press. Contributors include both scholars and artists: Margaret Blackman, Katie Bunn-Marcuse, Joe David, Emily Moore, Shaun […]

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    Victoria Collects: The Salish Weave Collection

    Associated Artist(s): Maynard Johnny Jr , Lesslie, Angela Marston, John Marston, Luke Marston, Chris Paul, Susan Point, Dylan Thomas

    About the exhibition: Victoria Collects: The Salish Weave Collection Art Gallery of Greater Victoria JAN 6, 2012 TO MAY 6, 2012 Curated by Mary Jo Hughes Drury Gallery The Salish Weave Collection, as part of the Victoria Collects exhibition, demonstrated that a passion for the art of our region can translate beyond amassing and decorating to sharing and educating. Focusing […]

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    Manawa—Pacific Heartbeat

    Associated Artist(s): Susan Point

    by Spirit Wrestler Gallery Medium: softcover Size: 10.5 × 8.25 inches, 176 pages A full-colour book titled Manawa—Pacific Heartbeat by Spirit Wrestler Gallery curators Nigel Reading and Gary Wyatt documenting the exhibition and the continuing connections between the Māori of New Zealand and the First Nations people of the Pacific Northwest Coast. Alongside each work of art is a […]

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    Vancouver Dialogues: First Nations, Urban Aboriginal and Immigrant Communities

    Associated Artist(s): Susan Point

    Published by: Social Policy, City of Vancouver Author: Zool Suleman Cover art: Three Feathers by Lam Wong, inspired by Susan Point’s Salish Path (page 60) Published: 2011 Vancouver Dialogues: First Nations, Urban Aboriginal and Immigrant Communitiesrecords the Dialogues Project’s journey, which includes dialogue circles, cultural exchange visits, community research, and youth and elders programs. www.vancouver.ca/dialoguesproject Related Posts Lee […]

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    Native Art of the Northwest Coast: A History of Changing Ideas

    UBC Press Hardcover Release Date: 8/8/2013 ISBN: 9780774820493 Paperback Release Date: 8/1/2014 ISBN: 9780774820509 The Northwest Coast of North America has long been recognized as one of the world’s canonical art zones. Since the mid-1700s, objects or “art” deriving from the Indigenous cultures of this area have been desired, displayed, and exchanged, classified and interpreted, […]

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    Coast Salish Essays

    Talonbooks ISBN 13: 9780889222120 | ISBN 10: 889222126 6 W x 9 H x 1 D inches | 336 pages Rights: World Backlist | Non-Fiction | Bisac: SOC002010 Published: 2000 (Revised edition) Wayne Suttles has devoted much of his professional life to research on the cultures of the Native peoples of the Pacific Northwest, especially the […]

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    Salish Myths and Legends: One People’s Stories

    Associated Artist(s): Susan Point

    Edited by M. Terry Thompson and Steven M. Egesdal University of Nebraska Press Published: 2008 498 pages 978-0-8032-1089-9 Cover: Salmon Homecoming by Susan Point The rich storytelling traditions of Salish-speaking peoples in the Pacific Northwest of North America are showcased in this anthology of story, legend, song, and oratory. From the Bitterroot Mountains to the […]

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    We Are Born with the Songs Inside Us

    Associated Artist(s): John Marston

    Author: Katherine Palmer Gordon ISBN 13: 978-1-55017-618-6 ISBN 10: 1-55017-618-8 Paperback 80 B&W photographs 6 x 9 – 248 pp September 2013 Cover: Stutsun Transforming, by John Marston; photo by Jeff Weddell Book Description First Nations are the fastest growing population in the country. There are thousands upon thousands of young First Nations people growing up today […]

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    Edward S. Curtis: Above the Medicine Line

    by Rodger D. Touchie 9781927051207 BISAC: HIS028000 BISAC: PHO016000 BISAC: BIO001000 For almost three decades, Edward Curtis photographed the First Peoples of the North American West and studied their cultures. As part of his fieldwork, he cruised the Pacific Northwest coast and ventured into the lands of the Blackfoot Confederacy, both north and south of the […]

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    Susan Point: Works on Paper

    Associated Artist(s): Susan Point

    Susan Point: Works on Paper Medium: softcover Size: 10.5 × 8 inches, 184 pages Reference Code: SPBOOK-2014A Published: 2014 Spirit Wrestler Gallery presented Susan Point: Works on Paper, an exhibition of over 300 different limited edition prints spanning the entire career of Coast Salish artist Susan Point from 1981 to present. In support of this important exhibition, the […]

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    Hannah & the Spindle Whorl

    Author: Carol Anne Shaw Published: Autumn 2010 ISBN: 978-1-55380-103-0 ebook ISBN: 978-1-55380-114-6 5-1/4″ x 7-5/8″ Trade Paperback, 244 pages Young Adult Novel Ronsdale Press When twelve-year-old Hannah uncovers an ancient Salish spindle whorl hidden in a cave near her home in Cowichan Bay, she is transported back to a village called Tl’ulpalus, in a time […]

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    Killer Whale & Crocodile

    Associated Artist(s): John Marston

    Documentary about Coast Salish Artist John Marston’s cultural carving exchange to Papua New Guinea. The piece John Marston created for this exchange is part of the Salish Weave Collection and is on permanent display at the Univeristy of British Columbia’s Museum of Anthropology. Related Posts Feast Thunderbird and Killerwhale Thunderbird and Killerwhale Thunderbird, Whale Canoe […]

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    Chris Paul’s Website

    Associated Artist(s): Chris Paul

    Coast Salish Artist Chris Paul’s website. See current and past works, and read the stories behind them. Related Posts Chris Paul Interview with Chris Paul Chris Paul: Coast Salish Artist Liam Paul Finding Balance Perpetual Salish

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    Guide to First Nations Peoples of Canada

    Associated Artist(s): Kelly Cannell, Thomas Cannell, Susan Point

    This guide was produced by the City of Vancouver. It introduces newcomers to the Indigenous peoples of Canada. One section notes Public Art in Vancouver created by Aboriginal Artists (including Salish Artists Susan Point, Kelly Cannell, and Thomas Cannell). Related Posts Guide to the First Nations Monuments of Oak Bay The First Nations of British Columbia: An Anthropological […]

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    Acknowledging Traditional Territories

    Guide to acknowledging traditional territories, produced by Nanaimo/Ladysmith Public Schools (School District 68). Related Posts Traditional Territories of the Lekwungan Peoples (Songhees & Esquimalt Nations) Salish Community Salish Community New Bloom 1 In Both Worlds (T-Bird IV) Salish Vision (T-Bird I)

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    Interview with Chris Paul

    Associated Artist(s): Chris Paul

    Interview with Coast Salish Artist Chris Paul. Includes artist statements for Finding Balance, Matriarch Totem, Conservation, and more. Related Posts Chris Paul Chris Paul's Website Chris Paul: Coast Salish Artist Finding Balance Liam Paul Out of the Frame

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    Interview with Maynard Johnny Jr.

    Associated Artist(s): Maynard Johnny Jr

    Interview with Coast Salish Artist Maynard Johnny Jr. – incuding artist statements for Summer Catch, Thunderbird Paddle, Answer to the Call, and more. Related Posts Maynard Johnny Jr. Maynard Johnny Jr.: Coast Salish Artist Surviving Truth Artist Interview with lessLIE Interview with Charles Elliott Interview with Chris Paul

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    Interview with Charles Elliott

    Associated Artist(s): Charles Elliott

    Interview with Salish Artist Charles Elliott. Includes artist statement for Shamans Vision. Related Posts Charles Elliott To be titled Guide to the First Nations Monuments of Oak Bay Transporters: Contemporary Salish Art Interview with Maynard Johnny Jr. Interview with Chris Paul

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    Artist Interview with lessLIE

    Associated Artist(s): Lesslie

    Interview with Coast Salish Artist lessLIE. Includes artist statements. Related Posts lessLIE New Bloom 3 New Bloom 2 New Bloom 1 Interview with Charles Elliott Interview with Maynard Johnny Jr.

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    Aboriginal Teaching Materials Order Form

    Order Indigenous teaching materials from the Aboriginal Nations Education Division, School District 61 (Greater Victoria). Related Posts Aboriginal Nations Education Division Resource Library Salish: Canadian Aboriginal Art and Culture Susan A. Point Shared Learnings A Framework for Incorporating Aboriginal Culture into the elementary Fine Arts Curriculum Aboriginal Tourism BC

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    Art Projects

    Associated Artist(s): Butch Dick

    Art projects for the classroom by School District 61 (Greater Victoria) and Coast Salish Master Carver Butch Dick (Songhees Nation). See the table of contents in the link below. Related Posts lessLIE Native Art of the Northwest Coast: A History of Changing Ideas Jane Marston New Bloom 3 Maynard Johnny Jr. New Bloom 2

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    LAUWELNEW, the Saanich Peoples’ Story of the Great Flood

    LAUWELNEW, the Saanich Peoples’ Story of the Great Flood. Lesson Plan by: Shauna White and Kathryn Godfrey, Saanich School District #63. Related Posts Ladybug and the Flood The Story of Thunderbird and Killerwhale (Grade 3/4) North Arm Canoe Pass Iona Beach Red Dragonfly Root Paddle

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    Language Map of British Columbia

    Map marking the locations of Indigenous language usage throughout British Columbia. Related Posts Introduction to Hul'q'umi'num' Stan Greene The First Nations of British Columbia: An Anthropological Overview John Marston Charles Elliott Indigenous Education at UVic

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    Water People

    This article is intended for discussion in Social Studies classes. It echoes Chief Thomas’ interviews when he spoke about being a Water People; the Sacred Trust between Salish peoples, Salish lands and ceremonies; and the original names of the five territories within Salish home lands. Second, the article asks that you think about the modern implications of the […]

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    Esquimalt Nation Traditions

    The purpose of this short article is to connect historical evidence identifying use of the land and sea resources by Coast Salish peoples as they relate to their teachings. Secondly, it is meant to identify important elements of the Treaty of 1850 signed with Esquimalt ancestors, in particular the Kosapsum (Xwsepsum) family. One of the fundamental promises made […]

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    Coast Salish Nobility Blankets

    An article on the history of Coast Salish blankets. By William A. White and Andrew Cienski. Related Posts lessLIE Perpetual Salish Salish Weave RECORD (RE)CREATE: Contemporary Coast Salish Art from the Salish Weave Collection Working with Wool Be of Good Mind: Essays on the Coast Salish

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    Central Coast Salish Transformation Stories

    Transformation stories, compiled by Dr. Brian Thom in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Victoria. Related Posts lessLIE Perpetual Salish RECORD (RE)CREATE: Contemporary Coast Salish Art from the Salish Weave Collection Salish Weave Be of Good Mind: Essays on the Coast Salish The Story of Thunderbird and Killerwhale (Grade 3/4)

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    Traditional Territories of the Lekwungan Peoples (Songhees & Esquimalt Nations)

    This site offers a map and tour of traditional Lekwungan territories (upon which the city of Victoria was built). Related Posts Guide to the First Nations Monuments of Oak Bay Acknowledging Traditional Territories The First Nations of British Columbia: An Anthropological Overview Guide to First Nations Peoples of Canada First Nations Art Teachers’ Handbook New Bloom […]

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    Moon Calendar Worksheet

    This site provides lessons and worksheets about the 13 moons of the WSANEC (Saanich peoples). Related Posts Phases of the Moon Ravens Moon Raven's Moon Ravens Moon The Moon and The Pond The Moon and the Pond

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    A Journey into Time Immemorial

    “A Journey into Time Immemorial” provides many educational tools that coincide with the learning objectives for students in grades 6 through 10 social studies. Created by Simon Fraser University.  Related Posts Circles in Time IV Circles in Time II Circles in Time VII Circles in Time VIII Circles in Time V Circles in Time I

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    Aboriginal Curriculum Integration Project

    Lesson plans to integrate Indigenous culture into English, Social Studies, Math, Science, and Physical Education. Created by School District 79 (Duncan, BC). Related Posts A Framework for Incorporating Aboriginal Culture into the elementary Fine Arts Curriculum REINTERPRETATION Project: Perspectives on Coast Salish Art (Grade 3/4) Identity-Based Multi-Media Project Vancouver Dialogues: First Nations, Urban Aboriginal and Immigrant […]

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    Gulf Islands: Culture and Traditional Activities

    Parks Canada webpage about Indigenous culture in the Gulf Islands. Related Posts New Bloom 3 New Bloom 1 New Bloom 2 Susan A. Point Dylan Thomas Salish: Canadian Aboriginal Art and Culture

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    LAU, WELNEW

    This site and video explore the legend of LAU, WELNEW, a Vancouver Island mountain that the Saanich First Nations hold as sacred. Traditionally known as The Place of Refuge, it was the high point of land where the WSÁNEC People went to survive the Great Flood. LAU, WELNEW is also known as Mount Newton and it can […]

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    Coast Salish House

    Canadian Museum of History tour of a Coast Salish house. A good introduction to Coast Salish peoples and thier history. Related Posts lessLIE Perpetual Salish Salish Weave RECORD (RE)CREATE: Contemporary Coast Salish Art from the Salish Weave Collection Be of Good Mind: Essays on the Coast Salish Susan A. Point

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    Traditional History of the Coast Salish People

    Artist Joe Jack’s website, focusing on Coast Salish history. Related Posts lessLIE Working with Wool Susan A. Point Salish Weave RECORD (RE)CREATE: Contemporary Coast Salish Art from the Salish Weave Collection Perpetual Salish

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    First Nations Land Rights and Environmentalism in British Columbia

    Website examining resource extraction in British Columbia and its effects upon Indigenous peoples and the environment. Related Posts The First Nations of British Columbia: An Anthropological Overview Guide to the First Nations Monuments of Oak Bay Tales of Ghosts: First Nations Art in British Columbia John Marston Stan Greene Susan A. Point

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    Cowichan School District Resource Centre

    Searchable database of Indigenous education resources available through Cowichan School District 79 (Duncan, BC). Related Posts Stó:lō Research and Resource Management Centre Thunderbird and Killerwhale Aboriginal Nations Education Division Resource Library Those who fell from the sky: a history of the Cowichan peoples‬ Thunderbird and Killerwhale First Nations Art Teachers’ Handbook

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    Coast Salish Technologies – Student Writing Exercise

    Writing exercise for elementary students focusing on Coast Salish technologies. Published by Greater Victoria School District, Aboriginal Nations Education Division Related Posts lessLIE Perpetual Salish Salish Weave RECORD (RE)CREATE: Contemporary Coast Salish Art from the Salish Weave Collection REINTERPRETATION Project: Perspectives on Coast Salish Art (Grade 3/4) Be of Good Mind: Essays on the Coast […]

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    A Framework for Incorporating Aboriginal Culture into the elementary Fine Arts Curriculum

    Teaching guidebook. Includes First Nations protocol, maps of traditional Coast Salish territory and the Salish Sea, eleven principles for incorporating Aboriginal culture into curriculum, Musqueam and Coast Salish cultural information, K-7 curriculum ideas (for Dance, Drama, Music, and Visual Arts), elders programs, fieldtrip ideas, and additional resources. Published: May 2, 2012 By: djubinville Access the PDF below: Related Posts Salish: Canadian Aboriginal Art and Culture Lee Maracle Aboriginal Curriculum Integration Project […]

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    Aboriginal Nations Education Division Resource Library

    The Greater Victoria School District, Aboriginal Nations Education Division has assembled an impressive resource library, including over 5,000 books and videos on Aboriginal people. District staff, students and the community are welcome to review the materials and to check them out for personal or classroom use. The Centre is located at the ANED Office at the rear of […]

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    First Nations Art Teachers’ Handbook

    Associated Artist(s): Butch Dick

    First Nations Art Teachers’ Handbook: developed for the First Nations Education Division of the Greater Victoria School District By Victor Newman, Butch Dick, Alex Clark, Brad Dick & Karen Clark Contains lesson plans for art teachers. View the table of contents in the PDF below. To request this resource, please contact the Aboriginal Nations Education Division, […]

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    Box Set I Essay by lessLIE

    Associated Artist(s): Charles Elliott

    lessLIE’s essay for Box Set I. Describes the history of Coast Salish serigraph printing and each of the prints in Box Set I. Box Set I is a portfolio of nine original limited editions of 50 serigraphs each collected from 2004 to 2008. These prints were commissioned by the Salish Weave Collection from four prominent […]

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    Welcome Figure Project

    Summary of Tacoma’s first welcome figure project told by artist Qwalsius – Shaun Peterson’s perspective. Follows the project from its beginning through its dedication near Tollefson plaza in Tacoma, Washington on September 18th 2010. Running Time: 9:38 Published: February 4, 2011 By: Qwalsius Related Posts REINTERPRETATION Project: Perspectives on Coast Salish Art (Grade 3/4) Identity-Based […]

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    Perpetual Salish Exhibition Catalogue

    Associated Artist(s): Maynard Johnny Jr , Lesslie, John Marston, Susan Point, Dylan Thomas

    PDF of the Perpetual Salish exhibition catalogue. Perpetual Salish: Contemporary Coast Salish Art from the Salish Weave Collection August 15, 2014 to January 10, 2015 Curated by lessLIE Legacy Art Gallery Downtown 630 Yates Street Related Posts Perpetual Salish lessLIE Perpetual Salish: Contemporary Coast Salish Art from the Salish Weave Collection In Both Worlds (T-Bird […]

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    Luke Marston Honoured at Government House

    Associated Artist(s): Luke Marston

    Ceremony to honour Luke Marston for his healing pole installed at Government House. Running Time: 6:50 Published: September 29, 2009 By: First People’s Cultural Council Related Posts Luke Marston Shore to Shore: The Art of Ts'uts'umutl Luke Marston Coast Salish Weave Collection‬‬‬ Shore to Shore - Luke Marston RECORD (RE)CREATE: Contemporary Coast Salish Art from […]

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    Luke Marston at Alcheringa

    Associated Artist(s): Luke Marston

    Detailed artist statement about a hunter’s paddle. Running Time: 4:11 Published: March 10, 2010 By: ExhibitVic Related Posts Luke Marston Coast Salish Weave Collection‬‬‬ Shore to Shore - Luke Marston Shore to Shore: The Art of Ts'uts'umutl Luke Marston RECORD (RE)CREATE: Contemporary Coast Salish Art from the Salish Weave Collection Luke Marston Honoured at Government […]

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    go! Island – Nanaimo Art Gallery Record, (Re)Create Exhibit – January 12th, 2015

    Associated Artist(s): Maynard Johnny Jr , Lesslie, Angela Marston, Jane Marston, John Marston, Luke Marston

    go! takes a sneak peek at Record, (Re)Create, Contemporary Coast Salish Art from the Salish Weave Collection – the last exhibit for the Nanaimo Art Gallery at the VIU Campus – on until April 12th 2015. Running Time: 10:27 Published: Jaunary 13, 2015 By: ShawTV Nanaimo Related Posts lessLIE Maynard Johnny Jr. Angela Marston RECORD (RE)CREATE: Contemporary […]

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    Perpetual Salish: Artwork

    Associated Artist(s): Maynard Johnny Jr , Lesslie, John Marston, Chris Paul, Cosiniye Paul, Liam Paul, Sage Paul, Susan Point, Dylan Thomas

    Video of artwork featured in the exhibition Perpetual Salish: Contemporary Coast Salish Art from the Salish Weave Collection, curated by lessLIE, at the Legacy Art Gallery Downtown, August 15, 2014 – January 10, 2015. Running Time: 5:41 Published: November 10, 2014 By: Salish Weave Related Posts Perpetual Salish lessLIE In Both Worlds (T-Bird IV) Perpetual Salish Exhibition Catalogue […]

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    lessLIE: Coast Salish Artist

    Profile of Coast Salish artist lessLIE featuring his work Reflection at the University of Victoria. Running Time: 13:26 Published: March 3, 2015 By: Salish Weave Related Posts lessLIE Perpetual Salish New Bloom 3 New Bloom 1 New Bloom 2 Susan A. Point

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    Maynard Johnny Jr.: Coast Salish Artist

    Associated Artist(s): Maynard Johnny Jr

    Profile of Coast Salish artist Maynard Johnny Jr. featuring his work as a Visiting Artist at the University of Victoria. Running Time: 12:45 Published: March 3, 2015 By: Salish Weave Related Posts Maynard Johnny Jr. lessLIE Perpetual Salish RECORD (RE)CREATE: Contemporary Coast Salish Art from the Salish Weave Collection Susan A. Point New Bloom 3

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    Chris Paul: Coast Salish Artist

    Associated Artist(s): Chris Paul

    Profile of Coast Salish artist Chris Paul. Features his work as a Visiting Artist at the University of Victoria. Running Time: 10:38 Published: March 3, 2015 By: Salish Weave Related Posts Chris Paul Perpetual Salish lessLIE RECORD (RE)CREATE: Contemporary Coast Salish Art from the Salish Weave Collection Susan A. Point New Bloom 2

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    Dylan Thomas speaks about Coast Salish design and mandalas

    Associated Artist(s): Dylan Thomas

    On June 16, 2011 the First Nations Artist Forum at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria listened to artists speak about their process and inspirations. Coast Salish artist Dylan Thomas notes the similarity between meditation mandalas and traditional spindle whorls used for weaving. Running Time: 1:13 Published: June 17, 2011 By: Kate Cino Related Posts Dylan Thomas […]

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    Coast Salish Knitters

    National Film Board documentary by Christine Welsh about the history of Coast Salish knitting. Combining the ancient wool-working traditions of the Coast Salish people and knitting techniques of English and Scottish settlers, Cowichan sweaters have become a symbol of Canadas West Coast. This is the story of the people who make them. Running Time: 52:01 […]

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    Gathering Our Voices 2012 “Cowichan Tzinquaw Dancers”

    A wonderful moment from Gathering Our Voices (GOV) Cultural Afternoon coordinated in principal by Grace Nielsen, Executive Director of the Tillicum Lelum Aboriginal Friendship Centre. GOV is a program by the BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres. Running Time: 2:33 Published: December 4, 2012 By: SAGAcom Productions Related Posts Thunderbird and Killerwhale Thunderbird and Killerwhale […]

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    Coast Salish Traditional Welcome

    Willie Pierre, Cultural and Spiritual Leader of the Katzie First Nations, offers a Coast Salish Traditional Welcome for the Network of Performance-based Schools. Running Time: 12:38 Published on Jun 18, 2013 By: BCPVPAVideos Related Posts lessLIE Susan A. Point Perpetual Salish Salish Weave RECORD (RE)CREATE: Contemporary Coast Salish Art from the Salish Weave Collection Salish […]

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    How to make a traditional Coast Salish Drum: Jorge Lewis Drum Maker ‬

    Jorge Lewis is a First Nations artist from the Snuneymuxw nation of Nanaimo on Vancouver Island, BC who specializes in drum making. Jorge is a descendent of powerful Shamans, mask dancers and chiefs. He was taught the craft of drum making by Bill Garton, a Lakota sundancer, pipe carrier and spiritual seeker. Drums are used […]

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    People’s History of the Coast Salish Territories: Hogan’s Alley‬‬‬

    On Friday, Feb 25, at an event organized by Westcoast Sheen and Rhizome Cafe, the Vancouver-based writer and poet Wayde Compton spoke about the multi-racial neighbourhood that was once upon a time located where the Georgia Viaduct is situated now before getting dismantled by the city in the name of renovation and progress, the effect […]

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    Ray Williiams: The Coast Salish World Life Ways‬‬‬

    Lecture by Ray Williiams. Running Time: 1:19:24 Published: November 21, 2013 By: Earth & Spirit Council Related Posts lessLIE Perpetual Salish Salish Weave RECORD (RE)CREATE: Contemporary Coast Salish Art from the Salish Weave Collection Be of Good Mind: Essays on the Coast Salish Susan A. Point

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    Harmonies of Faith by Anne Bob, Coast Salish Elder‬‬‬

    Talk and performance by Coast Salish Elder Anne Bob at Harmonies of Faith 6: Deepening Interfaith Dialogue Through Music. A wonderful opportunity to celebrate diversity and learn about the faith groups in our community! Running Time: 9:46 Published: September 5, 2013 By: Immigrant Welcome Centre – CVIMS Related Posts lessLIE Perpetual Salish Salish Weave RECORD […]

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    Susan Point: Coast Salish Carver at the 2010 Olympics

    Associated Artist(s): Susan Point

    Coast Salish artist Susan Point showcases her work during the 2010 Olympics. Running Time: 2:01 Published: February 15, 2010 By: Government of B.C. Related Posts Susan A. Point Susan Point: Coast Salish Artist lessLIE RECORD (RE)CREATE: Contemporary Coast Salish Art from the Salish Weave Collection Susan Point: Works on Paper Middle Point

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    Artist biography Qwalsius – Shaun Peterson‬

    Associated Artist(s): Shaun Peterson

    Brief overview of Qwalsius – Shaun Peterson’s career. See a studio interview with Peterson and one of his works in progress through to the final stage. Running Time: 7:30 Published: April 12, 2013 By: Qwalsius (Shaun Peterson) Related Posts New Bloom 2 New Bloom 3 New Bloom 1 Coast Salish Design Elements‬‬‬ Dylan Thomas Chris Paul

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    Randy Goldsmith: Coast Salish Master Carver‬‬

    Randy Goldsmith: Coast Salish Master Carver discusses his history, training and techniques in the art of West Coast First Nations Native Carving. Running Time: 19:53 Published: March 30, 2012 By: Phil Ives Related Posts lessLIE Perpetual Salish Salish Weave RECORD (RE)CREATE: Contemporary Coast Salish Art from the Salish Weave Collection Be of Good Mind: Essays […]

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    First Nations Carver on Shaw TV Nanaimo ‬‬‬

    Associated Artist(s): Luke Marston

    Coast Salish carver Luke Marston works on welcome poles. Running Time: 3:39 Published: May 16, 2012 By: ShawTV Nanaimo Related Posts Guide to the First Nations Monuments of Oak Bay The First Nations of British Columbia: An Anthropological Overview First Nations Art Teachers’ Handbook We Are Born with the Songs Inside Us Tales of Ghosts: […]

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    Coast Salish Weave Collection‬‬‬

    Associated Artist(s): Thomas Cannell, Charles Elliott, Andy Everson, Stan Greene, Maynard Johnny Jr , Lesslie, Angela Marston, Jane Marston, John Marston, Luke Marston, Chris Paul, Susan Point, Dylan Thomas

    Artwork from the Salish Weave Collection featured in the travelling exhibition, Record (Re)create. Includes works by Susan Point, Thomas Cannell, Jane Marston, Angela Marston, Luke Marston, John Marston, Charles Elliot, Chris Paul, Maynard Johnny Jr., Dylan Thomas, Stan Greene, Andy Everson, and lessLIE. Running Time: 6:07 Published: October 15, 2012 By: Ashley Marston Related Posts […]

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    Sakahàn: International Indigenous Art at the National Gallery of Canada ‬‬‬

    Interviews with artists and curators who participated in the exhibition Sakahàn: International Indigenous Art. Running Time: 3:56 Published: May 22, 2013 By: ngcmedia Related Posts lessLIE Susan A. Point Angela Marston Maynard Johnny Jr. Native Art of the Northwest Coast: A History of Changing Ideas Indigenous Education at UVic

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    Coast Salish Design Elements‬‬‬

    Associated Artist(s): Shaun Peterson

    Artist Shaun Peterson gives a brief overview of two-dimensional shapes used in Coast Salish design. Peterson also explains how this art form is not a formline tradition but a tradition unto its own serving the needs of its people, its community. Running Time: 4:52 Published: January 25, 2010 By: Qwalsius (Shaun Peterson) Related Posts lessLIE […]

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    The Art of Urban Thunderbirds

    Associated Artist(s): Lesslie, Dylan Thomas

    Shaw TV feature on Urban Thunderbirds exhibition at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. Features interviews with lessLIE and Dylan Thomas. Running Time: 3:03 Published: September 30, 2013 By: ShawTVSouthVI Related Posts New Bloom 1 New Bloom 2 New Bloom 3 lessLIE Native Art of the Northwest Coast: A History of Changing Ideas Changing Hands: […]

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    Language Champion: Renee Sampson

    Language Champion and multiple NRT Scholarship recipient Renee Sampson speaks about her passion for education and the beauty of the SENĆOŦEN language. This video corresponds with the Royal BC Museum Living Languages Exhibition. Running Time: 4:49 Published: January 10, 2014 By: Royal BC Museum Related Posts Introduction to Hul'q'umi'num' Indigenous Education at UVic Language Map […]

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    Shore to Shore – Luke Marston

    Associated Artist(s): Luke Marston

    Luke Marston’s sculpture, Shore to Shore, will stand at the site of his family’s ancestral village site X̲wáýx̲way, and celebrates Portuguese adventurer Joe Silvey (“Portuguese Joe”) as well as his first and second Coast Salish wives, Khaltinaht and Kwatleemaat. The artist Luke Marston is the great-great-grandson of Portuguese Joe and Kwatleemaat. Joe Silvey was born […]

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    Perpetual Salish: Contemporary Coast Salish Art from the Salish Weave Collection

    Associated Artist(s): Maynard Johnny Jr , Lesslie, John Marston, Susan Point, Dylan Thomas

    August 15, 2014 to January 10, 2015 Curated by lessLIE Legacy Art Gallery Downtown 630 Yates Street, Victoria, BC In this exhibition the theme of perpetuation unifies the work of five contemporary Coast Salish artists who live and work in this region. The word perpetuation is meant to suggest a continuum of ideas and processes, […]

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    Coast Salish Art in the 21st Century – Panel Discussion

    Associated Artist(s): Shaun Peterson

    A panel of artists, including Shaun Peterson, Heather Johnson-Jock, lessLIE, Luke Marston, and Danielle Morsette share the challenges and rewards of transporting the vision of their grandparents into the modern world. Running time: 1:31:47 Published: Apr 26, 2013 By: Burke Museum; Heather Meier Related Posts lessLIE Maynard Johnny Jr. Susan A. Point RECORD (RE)CREATE: Contemporary […]

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