Tribal survey project aims at "protecting the sacred"


Last updated 9/8/2021 at 7:43am

A vehicle headed west on U.S. 2 crosses Moses Coulee, which parallels the Grand Coulee roughly 16 miles west of Coulee City. The Colville Confederated Tribes are working on a survey of culturally significant sites in the area. - Scott Hunter photo

When you drive across it on highway 2, you may not think of Moses Coulee as anyone's home, but once it was a place where people lived in villages, grew gardens and gathered what they needed to live.

Previously undocumented rock feature sites in the Moses Coulee region, significant to local tribes, can now be recorded with help from National Park Service dollars. 

The Confederated Tribes of the...

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