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The History of the Makah Whale Hunt ___Learn about the Makah peoples' traditional connection to the whale. There's a description of how a hunt was conducted, why it was suspended, and why it has been revived. - Text only - From Progressive Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) -
http://www.alamut.com/subj/the_other/misc/makahWhaling.html  

Makah ___A brief encyclopedic article. - Text only - From The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia
http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/society/A0831288.html  

Makah Treaty of Neah Bay - 1855 ___Full text of the treaty with a list of the delegates who signed it. - Text only - From ExploreNorth -
http://www.explorenorth.com/library/weekly/more/bl-MakahTreaty.htm  

The Makah Whale Hunt ___"The Makah are the only Native Americans who have a treaty that specifically allows whale hunting - it was signed in 1855." As well as getting information about the traditional hunt, you'll see how the situation changed in the 1990s. There are also links to websites by both opponents and supporters of a modern-day hunt. - Text only - From ExploreNorth - http://www.explorenorth.com/library/weekly/aa100198.htm


 
Makah Nation -- On the Olympic Peninsula ___Learn about the region the Makah Nation calls home. There are photos of the Cape Flattery Trail and a good map. - Illustrated - From Olympic Peninsula - http://www.northolympic.com/makah/ 

Welcome to the Makah Nation ___A user-friendly website with tons of interesting information about all aspects of the Makah people. Topics range form culture to history to language. - Some images scattered throughout - From the Makah Indian Nation - http://www.makah.com/ 

When the Animals and Birds Were Created ___This is a Makah legend which explains how their world was created for them. - Text only - From Indigenous Peoples' Literature - http://www.indians.org/welker/created.htm

 

 

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