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Hunting Stories, Indian Legends, and other Writings
Description:Hunting Stories, Indian Legends and other Writings of Irving Thomas Alvord, compiled by Kathryn Alvord Perkins, 1990. Includes Alvord family genealogy, legends of the Muckleshoot tribe, pioneer experience of Thomas Moody Alvord, and published stories about hunting.
Object ID:1970.0006.095.b;
Time Period: 1865 - 1945



Muckleshoot Messenger [periodical]
Description:Newsletter produced by the Muckleshoot Tribe in Auburn/Enumclaw, Washington. Includes articles reprinted from other papers related to tribal concerns. This publication also documents the involvement of VISTAs (Volunteers in Service to America) on the Muckleshoot Reservation.
Object ID:1999.0002.085;
Time Period: 1967 - 1968



Muckleshoot Monthly
Description:Monthly periodical published by the Muckleshoot Tribal Council. Aerial photos document another year of progress: an eagle's eye view of the Muckleshoot Reservation.
Object ID:1992.0000.mm;
Time Period: 2000 - 2008



Arthur C. Ballard Collection
Description: Copies of White River Valley Historical Society board meeting minutes which mention publication of the book "Listen, My Nephew' : Myth, Tradition and History on Puget Sound in Western Washington," by Arthur C. Ballard.; Photocopy of the Deposition on Oral Examination of Arthur Condict Ballard Before the Indian Claims Commission of the United States: The Muckleshoot Tribe of Indians on Relation of Napoleon Ross, Chairman of the General Council, Claimant, vs The United States of America, Defendent. November 26, 27, 28, 1951. Seattle Washington. 252 pages; Reminiscences of the Old Slaughter School in School District No. 11, Slaughter Precinct, King County, Washington Territory, as related by one of its pupils, February 9, 1960 [autographed by Arthur C. Ballard 3/15/60]; Letter from Arthur C. Ballard to Daisy Erickson, 1960-03-21, regarding his work writing about the Slaughter School; Davidson Journal of Anthropology, Vol. 3, No. 1, Summer 1957. Issue includes "The Salmon Weir on Green River in Western Washington," by Arthur C. Ballard. Additional information about Arthur C. Ballard and photocopies of his other writings are available in the White River Valley Museum Library.
Context: Arthur Ballard was born on his family's homestead along the White River in 1876. He was a research assistant at the University of Washington Department of Anthropology and on his own initiative recorded a great deal of information about the first peoples of Western Washington. He was also a founder of the White River Valley Historical Society.
Object ID:XX.0685.001;
Time Period: 1950 - 1962


Further Reading
* Available in the White River Valley Museum Library

*Barrow, Susan H. L. and Garland F. Grabert. Arts of a Vanished Era: An Exhibtion of the Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, Washington, June 12-October 31, 1968. Seattle, WA: Craftsman Press, 1968.
*Bates, Dawn, Thom Hess and Vi Hilbert. Lushootseed Dictionary. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 1994.
*Bierwart, Crisca. Brushed by Cedar, Living by the River: Coast Salish Figures of Power. Tuscon: University of Arizona Press, 1990.
*Clark, Ella E. Indian Legends of the Pacific Northwest. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1953.
*Culin, Stewart. Games of the North American Indians. New York: Dover Publications, 1975.
*Cross, Virginia, and Pat Noel. Muckleshoot Today. Auburn, WA: Auburn School District No. 408, 1985.
*Eckrom, J.A. Remembered Drums: A History of the Puget Sound Indian War. Walla Walla, WA: Pioneer Press Books, 1989.
*Emmons, Della Gould. Leschi of the Nisquallies. Minneapolis, MN: T. S. Denison and Co. Publishers, 1965.
*Fall Fishing with the Muckleshoots. Toppenish, WA: Center for the Study of Migrant and Indian Education.
*Fleming, Patricia Noel. Families of Muckleshoot. 1998.
*Glance at a Valley. Auburn, WA: Auburn Public School, 1972.
*Goddard, Pliny Earle. Indians of the Northwest Coast. Handbook Series No. 10, Second Ed. New York: American Museum of Natural History, 1945.
*Gustafson, Paula. Salish Weaving. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1980.
*Haboo: Native American Stories from Puget Sound. Vi Hilbert, trans. and ed. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 1985.
*Haeberlin, Hermann, and Erna Gunther. The Indians of Puget Sound. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 1930.
*The Indians of Puget Sound: The Notebooks of Myron Eells. George Pierre Castile, ed. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1985.
*The Journey[VHS]. Produced by the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, 2002.
*Lincoln, Leslie. Coast Salish Canoes. Seattle, WA: Center for Wooden Boats, 1991.
*McNutt, Nan. The Spindle Whorl: A Northwest Coast Indian Art Activity Book.Seattle: Sasquatch Books, 1997.
*Miller, Jay. Lushootseed Culture and the Shamanic Odyssey: An Anchored Radiance. Lincoln, NB, 1999.
*Miller, Jay. Shamanic Odyssey: The Lushootseed Salish Journey to the Land of the Dead. Melno Park, CA: Ballena Press, 1988.
*Moon, the Transformer. Adapted by Patricia Noel. Auburn, WA, 1980.
*Muckleshoot: An Introduction to the Language, Book One.
*Muckleshoot: A People and Their Language [VHS]. Auburn, WA: Muckleshoot Tribal College, 1999.
*Noel, Patricia. English-to-Muckleshoot Handbook. July, 1980.
*Noel, Patricia Slettvet. Muckleshoot Indian History. Auburn, WA: Auburn School District No. 408, 1985.
*Noel, Pat. Muckleshoot Families. Auburn, WA: Auburn School District No. 408, 1987.
*Noel, Pat. Project Paddle to Seattle. Auburn, WA: Auburn School District No. 408, [1989?].
*Noel, Pat. Teaching Information forMuckleshoot Indian HistoryandMuckleshoot Today. Auburn, WA: Auburn School District No. 408, 1985.
*Ruby, Robert H., and John A. Brown. Myron Eells and the Puget Sound Indians. Seattle, WA: Superior Publishing Company, 1976.
*Ruby, Robert H., and John A. Brown. John Slocum and the Indian Shaker Church. Norman, OK: Univeristy of Oklahoma Press, 1996.
*Schlick, Mary Dodds. Columbia River Basketry: Gift of the Ancestors, Gift of the Earth. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 1994.
*Spirit of the First People: Native American Music Traditions of Washington State [book and music CD]. Willie Smyth and Esme Ryan, eds.Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 1999.
*Stewart, Hilary. Indian Fishing: Early Methods on the Northwest Coast. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1982.
*Stewart, Hilary. Stone, Bone, Antler & Shell: Artifacts of the Northwest Coast. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1996.
*A Time of Gathering: Native Heritage in Washington State. Robin K. Wright, Ed. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 1991.
*Turner, Harriet. Ethnozoology of the Snoqualmie. Second Edition, Revised. 1976.
*Twohy, Patrick J. Beginnings: A Meditation of Coast Salish Lifeways. Spokane, WA: Clark and Stone Book Company, 1999.
*Uncommon Controversy: Fishing Rights of the Muckleshoot, Puyallup, and Nisqually Indians. Seattle, WA: University of Washingon Press, 1970.
*Waterman, T. T. Puget Sound Geography. Vi Hilbert, Jay Miller, and Zalmir Zahir, eds. Federal Way, WA: Lushootseed Press, 2001.

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