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Suquamish Indians. A Salish division on the west side of Puget Sound, Washington.  According to Paige1 they claimed the land from Appletree cove in the north to Gig Harbor in the south.  Seattle, who gave his name to the city, was chief of this tribe and the Dwamish in 1853. Population 441 in 1857, 180 in 1909.

Footnotes

  1. Paige, Ind. Aff. Rep, 329, 1857 


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. 30 July 2016.
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- Last updated on Jul 20th, 2014

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