Pacific Nortwest Indian American-Tribes and Reservations

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In History
  • Puyallup Tribe

    Puyallup Tribe
    The Puyallup are a Native American tribe from western Washington state, U.S.A. They settled onto reservation lands in what is today Tacoma, Washington, in late 1854, after signing the Treaty of Medicine Creek.
  • Nisqually Reservation

    Nisqually Reservation
    The tribe moved onto their reservation east of Olympia, Washington in late 1854 with the signing of the Medicine Creek Treaty.
  • Tulalip Reservation

    Tulalip Reservation
    The Tulalip people settled onto reservation lands after signing the Point Elliott Treaty with the former |Washington Territory on January 22, 1855. The reservation is the western half of the Marysville Tulalip community. Marysville is an incorporated city and lies east of Interstate 5. Tulalip is a reservation and it lies west of Interstate 5. The Marysville School District serves both the reservation and the city.
  • Makah Reservation

    Makah Reservation
    Was established by the Treaty of Neah Bay on January 31 of 1855.
  • Yakama Reservation

    Yakama Reservation
    This reservation was established by the Treaty of Walla Walla on June 9 of 1855.
  • Snoqualmie Tribe

    Snoqualmie Tribe
    The Snoqualmie are a group of Coast Salish Native American peoples from the Snoqualmie Valley in east King and Snohomish Counties in Washington state. The Snoqualmie settled onto the Tulalip Reservation after signing the Point Elliott Treaty with the Washington Territory in 1855.
  • Hoh Tribe and Reservation

    Hoh Tribe and Reservation
    Hoh is a Native American tribe in western Washington state in the United States. The tribe lives on the northwest corner of Washington on the Olympic Peninsula. The Hoh moved onto the Hoh Indian Reservation, 47°44′31″N 124°25′17″W at the mouth of the Hoh River, on the Pacific Coast of Jefferson County, after the signing of the Quinault Treaty on July 1, 1855.
  • Quileute Tribe and Reservation

    Quileute Tribe and Reservation
    The Quileute (pronounced /ˈkwɪli.uːt/),[1] also known as the Quillayute (pronounced /kwɨˈleɪ.uːt/), are a Native American people in western Washington state in the United States, currently numbering approximately 750. The Quileute people settled onto the Quileute Indian Reservation after signing the Quinault Treaty in 1855. It is located near the southwest corner of Clallam County, Washington at the mouth of the Quillayute River on the Pacific coast.
  • Lummi Tribe and Reservation

    Lummi Tribe and Reservation
    The Lummi were forcibly moved to reservation lands after the signing of the Point Elliott Treaty in 1855. The reservation has a land area of 54.378 km² (20.996 sq mi), which includes the Lummi Peninsula, and uninhabited Portage Island.
  • Skokomish Indian Reservation

    Skokomish Indian Reservation
    The tribe moved onto the Skokomish Indian Reservation in the central part of modern-day Mason County, Washington near the Skokomish River around 1855. The reservation has a land area of 21.244 km² (8.2022 sq mi) and a 2000 census resident population of 730 persons. Its major community is Skokomish.
  • Swinomish Reservation

    Swinomish Reservation
    The Swinomish Indian Reservation, at 48°24′01″N 122°31′38″W, has a land area of 12.116 sq mi (31.381 km²) and a 2000 census resident population of 2,664 persons, with 23% being full-blood Native Americans.
    The Swinomish moved onto reservation lands after the signing of the Point Elliott Treaty in 1855.
  • Squaxin Island Tribe

    Squaxin Island Tribe
    The tribe moved onto their reservation in modern-day Mason County, Washington, in 1855. The Squaxin Island Tribe was one of the first Native American tribes in the U.S. to enter into the Self Governance Demonstration Project with the federal government.
  • Chehalis Reservation

    Chehalis Reservation
    The Chehalis people settled on their current Chehalis Indian Reservation along the Chehalis River in 1860.
  • Quinault Reservation

    Quinault Reservation
    The Quinault Indian Reservation, at 47°25′05″N 124°08′19″W, is located on the Pacific coast of Washington, primarily in northwestern Grays Harbor County, with small parts extending north into southwestern Jefferson County. It has a land area of 819.294 km² (316.331 sq mi) and reported a resident population of 1,370 persons as of the 2000 census. The Quinault people settled onto reservation lands after signing the Quinault Treaty with the former Washington Territory in 1856.
  • Spokane Tribe

    Spokane Tribe
    From 1860 onward, the Spokane shared the fate of numerous other tribes in the Northwest and elsewhere. Land-hungry homesteaders poured into the Plateau region and forced off the original inhabitants. Indians from disparate tribes were concentrated onto reservations, which compromised their tribal identity.
  • Shoalwater Bay Reservation

    Shoalwater Bay Reservation
    President Andrew Johnson designated The Shoalwater Bay Reservation in 1866.
  • Colville Reservation

    Colville Reservation
    President Grant issued an Executive Order on April 9, 1872, to create an "Indian Reservation" consisting of several million acres of land, containing rivers, streams, timbered forests, grass lands, minerals, plants and animals. People from 11 tribes, including the Colville, the Nespelem, the San Poil, Lakes, Palus, Wenatchi, Chelan, Entiat, Methow, southern Okanogan, and the Moses Columbia, were "designated" to live on the newly created Colville Indian Reservation.
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    Muckleshoot Tribe

    Was established by: Executive orders on January 20 of 1857, and April 9 of 1874. 39 Indians have been allotted 3,191.97 acres.