How did the Quileutes descend from wolves?

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According to their ancient creation story, the Quileutes were changed from wolves by a wandering Transformer. By legend, their only kindred, the Chimakum Tribe, were washed away by flood and deposited near present-day Port Townsend (where they lived until Chief Seattle's Suquamish Tribe wiped them out in the 1860s), leaving the Quileutes with no known relatives on earth. Quileutes were thus were surrounded by unrelated tribes, the Makah -- Nuh-Chul-Nuth who migrated down from the west coast of Vancouver Island; S'Klallam to the northeast along the Strait of Juan de Fuca; and Quinault, south at Taholah, both descended from the Salishan. Relations with these groups allowed trade, intermarriage of nobility, and the ostentatious ceremony -- the potlatch -- an honoring giveaway celebration and redistribution of wealth. Occasionally, however, controversy over trespassing caused outbursts of warfare or slave raiding.
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What is a quileutes?

The Quileutes are a Native American Tribe residing in Washington state.

How do you pronounce Quileute?

Quileute (an Amerindian tribe also known as the Quillayute) is pronounced 'quil-yoot'.

What really are the Quileutes?

The Quileutes are a Native American tribe that lives near La Push. In Twilight, decedants of the Quileutes can switch between human and wolf form. Almost like the children of

What is the quileute tribe?

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From what are wolves descended?

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Who are the quileute?

The quileute are a tribe on the reservation of La Push, they believe they are decended from wolves and hate the ' Cold Ones', AKA the Cullens

Where is the Quileute?

The Quileute Nation is a tribe of Native Americans indigenous to Washington State.

Are dogs descended from wolves?

Yes, dogs are descendants of wolves. Even the little Yorkie to the huge Great Dane are evolved from wolves. Dogs were domesticated about 15,000 years ago. The dog is a domest

What can the Quileute do?

Well, first I must ask if you have read any of the Twilight books? The Quiluete tribe is most known for their ability to turn into wolves. However, not all members of the tri

How are dogs descended from wolves?

Wolf pups were found, and sometimes a lone wolf would hang aroung people after they stated using fire, drawn by the smell of cooking meat.Eventually, some became somewhat dome
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What did wolves descend from?

If you go back a million years, today's wolves are probably all descendants of an earlier member of the species, canis dirus , the Dire Wolf. If you go back 2 to10 million ye

Are some dogs not direct descendents of wolves?

Depends on how you mean the question. Scientist generally think (a) that all dogs are descendents of wolves or (b) all dogs and all wolves are descendents of a common ancestor