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The Northwest coast of America


The northwest coast has an exceptional climate conducive to the growth of temperate rainforests sheltering many animal species. In addition to these resources, the indigenous people took most of their food from the sea and rivers. Towards the end of the eighteenth century, a population of about 250,000 people lived in this natural environment leading one of the most complex lifestyles for sedentary, non agricultural peoples.

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