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Moananuiākea: U.S. West Coast

Pacific Coast Tribes

About Us – The Suquamish Tribe     Life in an Ohlone Village Near San Francisco Bay (U.S. National Park  Service)     Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians - Oregon  Coast Visitors Association     Ohlone Land | Centers for Educational Justice & Community Engagement    

After visiting the Alaska Native Tribes and the Native Tribes in British Columbia, Hōkūleʻa traveled south to Washington State, Oregon, and California. 

See the resources below of the tribes Hōkūleʻa met along the way.

Our Connection

Hawaiian Pioneers in the Pacific Northwest

by Derek Ferrar at Waʻa Honua

Hawaiians at Fort Vancouver

by the National Park Service

Available at Midkiff

Muckleshoot - Washington

  Muckleshoot Tribe - Community, heritage, sovereignty, government

  We Are Muckleshoot - History timeline

Suquamish - Washington

Video:  Suquamish Language Program - Listen to Suquamish phrases in their native language.

Video:  Suquamish Gathering Song

Video:  Suquamish Tribe - various cultural topics

Makah - Washington

Makah Tribe  Makah Nation - Makah History and Practices

  The Makah Tribe - History and Culture

  The Makah Tribe:  People of the Sea and Forest - University of Washington

California Tribes

  California Indian History - State of California Native American Heritage Commission

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