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Quileute Culture and History

As a complement to our Quileute language information, here is our collection of indexed links about the Quileute tribe and their society. Please note that Quileutes and other American Indians are living people with a present and a future as well as a past. Quileute history is interesting and important, but the Quileute Indians are still here today, too, and we try to feature modern writers as well as traditional folklore, contemporary art as well as museum pieces, and issues and struggles of today as well as the tragedies of yesterday. Please contact us if you have a Quileute link to add.

Our Quileute Websites

Quileute Language:
    Information and language learning materials from the Quileute Indian language.
Quileute Facts for Kids:
    Questions and answers about Quileute culture.
Quileute Legends:
    Collection of Quileute Indian legends and folktales.

Quileute Tribal and Community Websites

Quileute Tribal School:
    Homepage of the Quileute tribe's school, with cultural information, pictures and a newsletter.
Quileute Natural Resources:
    Organization protecting traditional Quileute lifestyle, also with historical information on the tribe.

Maps of Quileute Lands

Pacific Northwest Indian Maps:
    Map of the Quileute tribe and other Northwest Coast Indians of Washington, Oregon and California.

Quileute Lifestyle and Tradition

The Chimakum and the Quilliute:
    Curtis' early 20th-century ethnography of the Quilleute Indians.
Quileute Tribe:
    Overview of Quileute history and culture.
Quileute Legends:
    Collection of Quileute Indian legends and folktales.
Quileute Authors:
    Quileute writers, their lives and work.
Quileute Flag:
    Quileute flags.

Books for sale on the Quileute

Quileute: An Introduction to the Indians of La Push:
    Ethnography of the Quileute Indians for sale.
*Native Peoples of the Olympic Peninsula:
    The culture and history of the Quileutes and other Washington Indian tribes, written by tribal members.
*Quileute Texts:
    Quileute myths and traditional stories, in Quileute with English translations.
*The Ceremonial Societies Of The Quileute Indians:
    Anthropology book on traditional Quileute religious customs.
Native American Books:
    Evolving list of books about Quileutes and American Indians in general.

Links, References, and Additional Information

   Wikipedia: Quileute Tribe:
   Encyclopedia articles on the Quileutes.
  Indianer in Washington * Die Quileute:
  Information about the Quileutes and other Washington State tribes in German.
   Quileute Tribe:
   Quileute links.



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