March 07, 2011

House of Seven Generations

Jamestown S'Klallam launches online museum

By Jeff ChewIn looking to the future, the Jamestown S'Klallam tribe has harnessed digital technology to exhibit its past.

The tribe has launched an online virtual museum that allows the tribe and non-Indian communities to learn more about its history and culture.

The tribe announced Friday the launch of the site, Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe House of Seven Generations, which can be found at
And:The museum site preserves the history of the S'Klallam people, converting written, pictorial and audio recordings of tribal history into digital format.

Family photo and artifact collections are displayed for easy click-and-see navigation.

Tribal leaders hope the site will reconnect the current generations with the tribe's cultural roots and allow a glimpse into the Jamestown S'Klallam people's past.
Comment:  For more online repositories, see American Indian Film Gallery and Virtual Library of Cherokee Knowledge.

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