Origin of Salish
Examples from the Web for salish
Among the Salish the day is divided according to the position of the sun into nine parts.
These houses are sometimes 40 by 100 feet in the Nootka and Salish regions, and are occupied by a number of families.The Myths of the North American Indians|Lewis Spence
Further south are the Salish tribes, who have evolved something like the modern family, reckoning on both sides of the house.The Secret of the Totem|Andrew Lang
Most of the Salish in the United States are on reservations.Indian Linguistic Families Of America, North Of Mexico|John Wesley Powell
The Tushepaw nation might as correctly be included in the Salish family or omitted altogether.
Salishan (ˈseɪlɪʃən, ˈsæl-)
self-designation of the Native American people of Montana also known as Flathead, from a term containing -ish "people." The language group that includes their tongue has been called Salishan.