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Sahehwamish Indians

Sahehwamish Indians. Meaning unknown but evidently that of a locality.

Sahehwamish Connections. The Sahehwamish belonged to the Nisqually dialectic group of the coastal division of the Salishan linguistic stock.

Sahehwamish Location. On the innermost inlets of Puget Sound as indicated by the positions of the subdivisions given below.

Sahehwamish Subdivisions

Sahehwamish Population. The group to which this tribe belonged is estimated by Mooney (1928) to have numbered 1,200 in 1780, and he gives 780 for the year 1907.