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Can you find a way to the middle?


Artifacts Understanding the type of stone that was used for tools was important, whether it was a local rock or a rock like obsidian that had to be traded for


Local Plants

Plants are a very valuable resource for food, medicine and tradition.


Trace the Salish Word! camas

western white pine

western red cedar

huckleberry

tule


Find the local animals! B N U B M F U O B I R A C F N U O Q Y B L J W Y E D B Q R Y L X N S E A F R X L Y N X V E L I J L A H D L T Y U M S S S T E W E R E S M U R R X W X O R C G K Z G N T P E Q W V Y O O B C P O W W I

N V L D E N M

U Y L O N F U Y R A I X L E V T T S R Y V K Z C E J Y Z L X N E W O U A L E P B V T I

G F

O O A Y T W F H L E C L B A K M U C O U G A R V L T Q O E M L D L X D T Z F M B A L F W U A X K G Q X Z F P P N O S I

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S S F C R O S P R E Y M J O A

beaver cougar wolverine lynx osprey bulltrout salmon moose eagle goose bison caribou bear


Fish

Fish were once caught with bone hooks, spears, harpoons, nets, waterfall baskets, weirs, and even bow and arrows


Mammals

Mammals were hunted for their meat to be used as food, for their hides to be used as shelter and clothing, and their bones to be used as tools.


Connect the dots!


Living

A sturgeon-nosed canoe was used to travel the Pend Oreille River. The canoe, about 16 feet long, was made of a cedar frame and a pine bark covering.


Fill in the blank with the Salish word

Kalispel q i p Hunting Fishing

c pm s q ye i

Lynx

s qc p

Beaver

sq

w’

qlispé

snqcups

cĬłipm

sqléw’ es qq’méye?i


Archeological Excavation Careful digging or excavation of soil reveals important details about the past.


Stratigraphy Stratigraphy is important for understanding the age and context of an archaeological site


Can you find these in the picture?


Pend Oreille Valley

The Pend Oreille Valley is the home of the Kalispel people, and an abundance of wildlife, plants, and important resources


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