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Region Specific Resources

Regional and Nation specific resources.

Peoples marked with an asterisk *  have individual pages on Britannica.

Northwest Coast

Haida* -- Chinook* -- Kwakiutl* -- Makah -- Nuu-Chah-Nulth (Nootka)* -- Tlingit -- Coos -- Lower Umpqua -- Siuslaw -- Siletz


Yurok* -- Hoopa* -- Chumash -- Pomo* -- Maidu* (Estom Yumeka Tribe) -- Maidu* (Concow) -- Yocha Dehe Wintun (Patwin)


Apache* -- Navajo* -- Pueblo* -- Zuni* -- Hopi* -- Mojave* -- Tohono O’odham*


Kootenai* -- Cayuse -- Klamath* -- Nez Perce* -- Umatilla -- Wallawalla -- Yakima* -- Coeur D’Alene -- Flathead*/Salish/Kootenai -- Kalispel -- Spokane

Great Basin

Bannock* -- Shoshone* -- Ute (Bishop Tribe)*

Great Plains

Cheyenne/Arapaho; Northern Arapaho Tribe* -- Blackfeet*