Shuswap Archives

The Shuswap by James Teit – originally published in 1909 as Part VII of The Jesup North Pacific Expedition, edited by Franz Boas and published as a Memoir of the American Museum of Natural History

1915 Map of the Shuswap – 5th Edition, June 1, 1915 Sicamous Sheet map that shows features with original names and ancient trails

Adventures of the first Settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River
by Alexander Ross (147 pages)

Notes on the Shuswap People
by George Mercer Dawson, 1891 (44 pages)

The Shuswap
by Franz Boas in The Sixth Report on the North-Western Tribes of Canada, 1890 (15 pages)

A Story of the Fraser River’s Great Sockeye Runs and Their Loss
by D.S. Mitchell, 1925, (58 pages)

Shuswap Passion columns by Jim Cooperman for the Shuswap Market News

John Andrew Mara, prominent Shuswap politician

Secwepemc Way of Life

Shuswap first explored 200 years ago

Famous First Nation Petition 100 years old

Shuswap water powered the Okanagan

Mount Fosthall – Shuswap’s Second Highest Peak

Shuswap’s sacred Mount Ida

Saving the Shuswap language

Shuswap’s water diversion to the Okanagan

Charles Collings – Shuswap’s famous reclusive artist

The wisdom of our elders

Notch Hill Hall the oldest in the Shuswap

150 years ago in the Shuswap

Shuswap History well preserved

Exploring Copper Island

Dawson an early Shuswap explorer

Life in the winter for the Secwepemc

Shuswap – What’s in a name?

Scotty Mitchell – Shuswap’s pioneer Salmon advocate

James Teit – Shuswap’s under-appreciated scholar

Reflections on Shuswap winters past

How the Shuswap was settled

A Blind Bay pioneer story