Northwest Coast

The Northwest Coastal tribes extend from British Columbia in Canada down to Washington, Oregon and California in the United States.

The project will focus on the tribes including, but not limited to:

Tlingit

Tsimshian

Haida

Kwakintl

Bella Coola

Kwakiutl

Nuu-chah-nulth

Makah

Quileute-Chimakum

Kwalhioqua

Coastal Salish

Chinook

Tillamook

Alsea

Siuslaw

Umpqua

Coos

Map and content from Pauls, Elizabeth Prine. “Northwest Coast Indian”. Encyclopedia Britannica, 5 Nov. 2020,

Home page map from Wayne Suttles (ed.) Handbook of North American Indians. V.7: Northwest Coast. Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1990.