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Klallam

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Klallam people near canoe
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Klallam boys carrying clams on beach
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chief Chits-a-man-han & wife
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Coast Salish style canoe
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Klallam men in western clothes on beach

Klallam (also Clallam, although this spelling is disliked by the Klallam community) refers to four distinct but otherwise related bands of Native Americans from western Washington state in the United States and British Columbia in Canada. Three Klallam bands live on the Olympic Peninsula in the far northwest corner (bordering the Strait of Juan de Fuca) of the state and one at Becher Bay on southern Vancouver Island in British Columbia.

See also: Klallam language, Coast Salish.

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Klallam pole for netting ducks

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