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Lummi Indians

Lummi Indians were located on the upper part of Bellingham Bay and about the mouth of Nooksack River. Formerly the Lummi are said to have resorted at times to a group of islands east of Vancouver Island. They were finally placed on Lummi Reservation.

Lummi Tribe

Lummi Indians. A Salish tribe on an inland from Bellingham Bay, north west Washington.  They are said to have lived formerly on part of a group of islands east of Vancouver Island, to which they still occasionally resorted in 1863.  According to Gibbs their language is almost unintelligible to the Nooksak, their northern neighbors.  Boas classes it with the Songish dialect.  The Lummi are now under the jurisdiction of the Tulalip school superintendent, Washington, and numbered 412 in 1905. Their former villages were Hutatchl, Lemaltcha, Statshum, and Tomwhiksen.  The Klalakamish, of orcas Island, were a former...

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