Last updated: August 22, 2017
Clatsop and Chinookan Culture of the Lower Columbia River Traveling Trunk
- Grade Level:
- Middle School: Sixth Grade through Eighth Grade
- Social Studies
This trunk uses the journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition to learn about the American Indian peoples--Clatsop and Chinookan, who lived at the mouth of the Columbia River when the expedition visited the area in 1805-06.
The trunk contains Clatsop and Chinookan American Indian replica artifacts, hands-on activities, a resource guide, videos, posters and much more. This trunk provides a unique opportunity to explore the people who lived at the mouth of the Columbia River during the arrival of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.