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Salish School students share language, culture with peers in Liberty Lake

The sounds of the Salish language were heard in the halls of Selkirk Middle School in Liberty Lake for the first time last week when middle school students at the Salish School of Spokane met some of their counterparts to teach them about the history of the Native American language and the tribes that speak it.

Snoqualmie Tribe buys Salish Lodge, land for $125M

The Snoqualmie Tribe has purchased the Salish Lodge & Spa and the acreage surrounding Snoqualmie Falls, marking a major victory in the tribe’s pursuit to reclaim land it considers sacred.

Salish School of Spokane adding high school students

After an online program to teach Native American high school students resulted in failure this past year, Salish School of Spokane decided to take the steps to privatize and follow a curriculum that will better suit the needs of its students and the school’s mission.

New children’s book dives deep into the Salish Sea

A jellyfish, luminous and mysterious, floats through dark water. A gull looks like it’s trying to talk with its mouth full of a starfish. And a sea lion swims straight toward the camera, its eyes big and soulful. “Explore the Salish Sea,” a new nature guide for kids, is a lavishly illustrated exploration of the waters that connect Washington and British Columbia.

100 years ago in Spokane: Man who traded with Spokane Tribe says tribal language should be saved before its too late

A.E. Lewis of Miles, Wash., wrote an article advocating the preservation of the “Spokane tongue,” meaning the Spokane tribal language. He said that death and assimilation was making the tribe a “disappearing race.” Lewis believed that “the Spokane tongue should be preserved as much as possible by applying it to names of towns, mines, parks and other public places, roads, bridges and lakes.”