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Nels Bruseth

Amateur painter, anthropologist, photographer, botanist, geologist, and musician, in 1926, he published a small book, Indian Stories and Legends of the Stillagaumish and Allied Tribes.

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The Fire-War

Long time ago Indian, hee’s got trouble all the time; hee’s got no fire to cook meat and make warm. Spose you like to hear how Indian got some fire?

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From Toll Dachib to Skabalko, the junction of the rivers at Arlington, were several temporary camps.

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Stories recorded by Nels Bruseth and published in 1926. Site built by Art Rosnovsky on Snohomish native land in 2020.