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Totem Pole by James Bender at Pike Place Market (#72: 15046 bytes) 

The Suquamish Tribe:
Chief Seattle's Father's People

The Suquamish have inhabited the Puget Sound basin for thousands of years. They are expert fishermen, carvers, basketmakers, and canoe builders. For a time in the 19th century, their leader was See-at-la, from whom the city of Seattle took its name. Their seat of government is the Suquamish Tribal Center on the Port Madison Reservation, on Puget Sound, across from the city of Seattle in the state of Washington, USA.

For more information, please visit the Suquamish Tribe's Web site at:

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Last modified: November 09, 2014