The major source of food for most of the people in the southern interior or Plateau region was the annual salmon runs on the Fraser River and its tributaries, and the Columbia River system. The major centres of population were along the salmon rich river systems. Fish were caught by gaffing, harpooning, netting or through fish traps called weirs.
Indian Woman with Owl . Blind River, Ontario, Canada -- I've always wondered what she was thinking, considering that the owl is not alive, or could have been sick. For some tribes the owl is a symbol of death -- a taboo to behold.
One of the earliest photos showing a Native American with A tipi (also tepee and teepee) and a wolf - unlike the myths created about wolves by settlers, some Indians maintained a respectful relationship with wolves.
Puget Sound Camp (The North American Indian, v. IX. Norwood, MA: The Plimpton Press, 1913)