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  • n  a family of Mosan language spoken in northwestern United States and western Canada
  • n  a member of a group of North American Indians speaking a Salishan language and living on the northwest coast of North America
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  • Foundation proposes Salish Sea trail on inland waters
    A new nonprofit group is making strides to establish a coastal trail along the inland marine waters of Washington and British Columbia. The Bellingham-based Salish Sea Foundation also wants those waters designated as an international marine sanctuary.
    June 12, 2013 - Everett Herald
  • Black bear shot near Polson elementary school
    An adult black bear that resisted efforts to haze it out of Polson was shot and killed by game wardens with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes as it moved within three blocks of an elementary
    June 12, 2013 - Montana Kaimin
  • Salish Kootenai College names next president
    Salish Kootenai (SAY'-lish / KOOT'-nee) College has chosen a Bureau of Indian Affairs employee as its next president.
    June 6, 2013 - KECI Missoula

  • Chris Gregoire in Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
    Fire is a sacred element for First Nations peoples. These youth will be modern-day Fire-keepers. At the same time, 41 youth from various First Nation language groups - whether it's Algonquin, Ojibway, or Salish -- will also be nominated by their... Phil Fontaine Canada NewsWire (press release) Mar 8, 2009 85609 114218 salish The coastal waterways of the Salish Sea straddle both our countries and are very sensitive ecosystems," Gregoire wrote. "We all must be mindful of the impact of wastewater and stormwater discharges to these important ecosystems and the role...

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