Nifty Tidbits

Nifty Tidbits: by Chuck Rigby

Originally printed in the March 3, 2003 edition of the Illinois Valley News

The Indians who lived in the coastal forests of the Pacific Northwest had a few advantages over the Plains Indians. They did not have buffalo, pronghorn antelope, or horses. They did have salmon, which they did not have to chase. They also had a greater variety of plants which provided tools, fuel, food, weapons, building materials, clothing . . .