Coast Salish

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Coast Salish wood and horn

Coast Salish wood and horn

The Coast Salish made distinctive wooden and horn utensils similar to those used throughout the Northwest Coast culture area.

Baskets

Baskets

The Coast Salish wove baskets for storage, transport, and cooking.

Tools and utensils

Tools and utensils

Most of the tools displayed here were used for working in bark and wood, the two principal raw materials of the Coast Salish. 

Weaving

Weaving

The Coast Salish made bags of twisted cedarkark fiber.