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˜Shuswap Culture and History

As a complement to our Shuswap language information, here is our collection of indexed links about the Shuswap tribe and their society. Please note that Shuswaps and other American Indians are living people with a present and a future as well as a past. Shuswap history is interesting and important, but the Shuswap 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. Suggestions for new links are always welcome.

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Shuswap Tribal and Community Websites

Shuswap Nation Tribal Council:
    Homepage of the Shuswap First Nation of British Columbia.
Secwepemc Nation:
    Non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the Shuswap culture, language, and traditions.

Shuswap Lifestyle and Tradition

Interior Salish Nations:
    History of the Shuswap and other Interior Salish tribes in Canada.
Shuswap Legends:
    Collection of Shuswap mythology and traditional stories.
Canadian Peoples: Salish:
    Ethnography of the Shuswap and other Salishan nations.
Shuswap Indian Tribe:
    History and genealogy of the Shuswap Indians.
Secwepemc Indians:
    Article on Shuswap history and culture.
Shuswap Authors:
    Shuswap writers, their lives and work.
Gateway to Aboriginal Heritage: Secwepemc (Shuswap):
    Online exhibit of Shuswap artifacts from the Canadian Museum of Civilization.
Four Directions: Shuswap:
    Timeline and links about Shuswap history.

Books for sale on the Shuswap Indians

Maps of Experience: The Anchoring of Land to Story in Secwepemc Discourse:
    Anthropology book on Shuswap storytelling.
Coyote U: Stories and Teachings from the Secwepemc:
    Collection of Shuswap Indian legends and traditional stories.
Indian Rock Art of the Columbia Plateau:
    Illustrated book on petroglyph art by the Shuswap and other Pacific Northwest tribes.
American Indian Books:
    Evolving list of books about Shuswaps and Native Americans in general.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

   Wikipedia: Shuswap:
   Encyclopedia articles on the Shuswap Indians.
   Los Secwepemc:
   Information about the Shuswap people in Spanish.
  Les Amérindiens Salish de la Colombie-Britannique:
  Information about the Secwepemc and other British Columbia Salishans in French.
   Shuswap Tribe:
   Shuswap links.



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