The Makah Museum is closed until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We look forward to the opportunity to invite visitors inside again, and will do so when it is considered safe. The Makah Indian Reservation is also closed to non-residents. Thank you for your understanding.

The Makah Museum is closed until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We look forward to the opportunity to invite visitors inside again, and will do so when it is considered safe. The Makah Indian Reservation is also closed to non-residents. Thank you for your understanding.

Makah Museum
Makah Language Program

Makah Language Programs Preserves Our Culture

The Makah Language Program conducts research, documentation analysis, curriculum development, and teaching of the Makah Language to the Neah Bay Elementary and High School. An Elementary Makah Language Dictionary is forthcoming.

Makah Language Program (MLP) Goals

The goals of the program are as follows:

1. To preserve the Makah Language
2. To restore the Makah Language to spoken fluency
3. To educate our children and people as scholars, able to compete anywhere in today’s world and yet maintain their Tribal heritage

Makah Language Program Funding

Funding for the MLP is provided by the Administration for Native Americans, Makah Cultural and Research Center and the Makah Tribal Council.