Native American Stories Resouces
The following are the links to other sources and web pages related to the Pacific Northwest Indian earthquake and tsunami legends. Check these out and learn more about the Native American cultures and stories!
Audio Story – The Klallam Flood Story
This page has the audio recording of Edward Sampson, one of the Klallam elders, telling the story in Klallam – from linguist Timothy Montler
The Burke Museum Ethnology Page:
The Burke Museum of the University of Washington provides information and collections of Native American art and artifacts. You can explore ethnology collections and research online from the Burke Ethnology Collections Database.
The Burke's Tribes of Washington State:
This page provides the list of tribes in Washington State and the map of tribal locations from the Governor’s Office Indian Affairs.
Canadian Museum of Civilization Page:
Exhibitions of Native American Collections
- The Grand Hall houses: an exhibition of six Pacific coast Indian house facades connected by a shoreline and boardwalk
- Haida artist Charles Edenshaw, Queen Charlotte Islands (b. 1839): Thunderbird and Whale Argillite Platter
- Wasgo Post: collected by James Swan in 1893 from "Easy to Enter House" in Tanu
Connections Across Cultures Page:
Provides images and description of art from the Yoruba of SW Nigeria, Nations of the Northwest Coast of North America, and the Island of New Guinea.
- Connections through Architecture: Kwakiutl Plank-built Chief’s House
- Art of Music: Kwakiutl two-sided drum
Edward S. Curtis's "The North American Indian" Photographic Images:
This page provides more than 2000 high quality digital graphics or photographic images of all published Curtis Volumes from the Northwestern University Library.
The Flury & Company Ltd. Gallery Page:
This page has Edward Sheriff Curtis‘s photographs of Native American in the Northwest Coast and Alaska.
- A Tsawatenok House Front (1914)
- A Nakoaktok Mawihl (1914)
- Sisiutl - Qagyuhl (1914)
- Kotsuis and Hohhuq - Nakoaktok (1914)
Ghosts of Tsunamis Past:
An article from American Museum of Natural History website talks about the study of tsunamis.
Native American Story “Run to High Ground” Video:
The Washington State / Local Tsunami Workgroup, the Washington State Military Department EM Division, and the Provincial Emergency Program of British Columbia in association with Global Net Productions presents Run To High Ground, an animated story of a giant earthquake and tsunami – loosely based on actual events from 1700 in the Pacific Northwest. This story is told by a Native storyteller Viola Riebe of the Hoh tribe.
Sourcebook: Whittling for a Living (1994):
A sourcebook on the work of the Namgis artist Doug Cranmer
UW Libraries' Digital Collections of PNW Indians:
The University of Washington Libraries provides digital collections on the Pacific Northwest Indians.