The Nlaka’pamux are referred to in the hall as the Thompson.
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Until 1860, the Nlaka’pamux regularly fought with neighboring tribes.
The Nlaka’pamux made baskets for many purposes: to use as cooking vessels, cradles for babies, pack baskets, and for storage.
Blankets made of the wools of the wild mountain goat and a domesticated dog were in use from the Columbia River northward to the Tlingit indians of Alaska.
Nlaka’pamux tools and utensils were made of stone, bone, wood, bark, and skins.
The games of the Nlaka’pamux fall into two general classes: games of chances and of skill.
Nlaka’pamux women preparing skins and making baskets.
Nlaka’pamux women wove bags of bark fiber.
In the winter, Nlaka’pamux Indians lived in large earth-covered houses built parley underground.