Colville Tribes Language Program

The Cultural Preservation Division carries out the essential and honorable function of perpetuating the culture and history of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Indian Reservation.

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Cedar Basket Classes


  • Omak Language Office 516 Benton Street South Omak, WA, 98841 United States (map)

This class gives students the unique opportunity to learn coiled cedar root basketry with different natural plant materials, and also how to identify, harvest and prepare their own materials in the nselxcin language. The instructor is Elaine Emerson, who is mətxʷu / uknaqin and an award winning basket maker.

Earlier Event: September 23
Native American Day
Later Event: January 5
nsəlxcin Winter Language Class 2017