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Snoqualmu Tribe, Snoqualmu  Indians. A Salish division which formerly occupied the upper branches of a river of the same name in Washington and which numbered 225 in 1857. The remnant of these Indians is now on Tuliap Reservation, with other broken tribes.

  • Sdok´-al-bíhw – McCaw, Puyallup MS. vocab., B. A. E., 1885 (Puyallup name).
  • Sdo-qual-bush – Mallet in Ind. Aff. Rep., 198, 1877.
  • Sno-kwal-miyükh – Gibbs in Cont. N. A. Ethnol., I, 342, 1877 (full form of name: miukh= locative)
  • Snokwalmu – Gibbs, ibid., 179.
  • Snoqualamick – Lane in Sen. Ex. Doc. 52, 31st Cong., 1st sess., 173, 1850.
  • Sno-qual-a-mick – Jones (1853) in H. R. Ex. Doc. 76, 34th Cong., 3d sess., 5, 1857.
  • Sno-qual-a-muhe – Starling in Ind. Aff. Rep., 171, 1852.
  • Sno-qual-a-muke – Ibid., 170.
  • Snoqualimich – Schoolcraft, Ind. Tribes V, 701, 1855.
  • Sno-qualimick – Lane in Sen. Doc. 52, 31st Cong., 1st sess., 167, 1850.
  • Snoqualimick – Ibid., 174.
  • Snoqualimie – Stevens in H. R. Ex. Doc. 37, 34th Cong., 3d sess., 33, 1857.
  • Sno-qual-mie – Fay in Ind. Aff. Rep., 238, 1858.
  • Snoquálmoo – U. S. Ind. Treaties, 378, 1873.
  • Sno-qual-mook – Gibbs in Pac. R. R. Rep., 1, 436, 1855.


MLA Source Citation:

Hodge, Frederick Webb, Compiler. The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Bureau of American Ethnology, Government Printing Office. 1906. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 16 August 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/snoqualmu-tribe.htm - Last updated on Jun 5th, 2013


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