Article Describing the Native American Stories About the Earthquake of 1700

Here’s a great article from Slate describing the Native American stories of the great earthquake and tsunami that impacted the Pacific Northwest in 1700. These stories describe the shaking and ocean water that encroached upon their homes. Many Pacific Northwest tribes knew of the seismic threat generations before geologists & scientists caught up with this narrative. Interesting story!

“The Great Quake and the Great Drowning”

*Great find Pacific Northwest Seismic Network

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