The inhabitants of PXY-887 are descendants of the culture of the Native American Central Coast Salish, probably brought from Earth by the Goa'uld. A totem pole tells that they were brought from a distant planet by evil rulers, indicated by the serpent emblem of Apophis, and that the rulers were destroyed by Xe'ls, the main spirit of the Salish, traditionally represented by a raven. The Salish observe simple ways in harmony with nature and coexist with the alien "spirit" race that protects them.
Cross Reference: Captain Conner, PXY-887, Spirits, T'akaya, Tonané, Xe'ls
Episode Reference: Spirits