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Swallah Indians

Swallah Indians. A name applied by Eells (1889). Also called:

  • Swalash, by Mallet (in Ind. Aff. Rep., 1877, p. 198).

Swallah Connections. The Swallah belonged to the coastal division of the Salishan linguistic family.

Swallah Location. On Orcas Island and San Juan Island and the group to which they belong.

Swallah Villages

  • Hutta’tchl, on the southeast end of Orcas Island.
  • Klala’kamish, on the east side of San Juan Island.
  • Lemaltcha, on Waldron Island.
  • Stashum, on Waldron Island.

MLA Source Citation:

Swanton, John R. The Indian Tribes of North America. Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 145. Washington DC: US Government Printing Office. 1953. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 2 May 2016.
https://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/swallah-indians.htm
- Last updated on Jul 4th, 2012

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