Native American Indian Facts

Cowlitz Indian Tribe Facts

The Cowlitz River
Cowlitz River

Introduction

The men and women who form the small Northwest Coast American Indian tribe in the western part of Washington State are called the Cowlitz Indians. They are a group of people rich in history and culture. For example, when Cowlitz kids reached adolescence, they embarked on a fasting journey where they would search for a spiritual guide to assist them in their roles as productive tribe members. On this page, you will find more interesting facts and information on the tribe including what foods they ate, and how they made their homes, weapons, clothing, and jewelry.

Cowlitz Indian Basketry Facts

Cowlitz Indian General Facts

Cowlitz Hardship Facts