Coast Salish Weaving 

by sa'hLa mitSa - Dr. Susan Pavel


Blodel Reserve Artist-in-Residence 2016

Allied Arts Foundation Grant 2007

Washington State Arts Commission Apprenticeship 2006-2007

Puffin Foundation Grant 2006

Fund for Folk Culture 2005

The Evergreen State College Artist-in-Residence 2004-2005

Squaxin Island Museum and Research Center A.I.R. 2004

The Evergreen State College A.I.R. 2003-2004

Washington State Arts Commission Fellowship 2003-2004

Washington State Arts Commission Apprenticeship 2003-2004​ 


  • In the Spirit of the Ancestors, University of Washington Press, 2013
  • Contemporary Art on the Northwest Coast, Schiffer Publishing, 2011
  • S'abadeb: The Gifts, Douglas & Mcintyre, 2008
  • Changing Hands: Art Without Reservation 2, The Studely Press, 2005
  • Contemporary Coast Salish Art, University of Washington Press, 2005


Traditional Apprenticeship with Master Salish Weaver subiyay (Bruce Miller) 1996-2002

Ph.D. Washington State University 1999

M.Ed. University of Idaho 1994

B.A. Washington State University 1990