Topic: Salishan Family

Samish Indians

Samish Indians were located on Samish Bay and Samish Island, Guemes Island, and the northwest portion of Fidalgo Island. The Samish were later placed on Lummi Reservation.

Sahehwamish Indians

Sahehwamish Indians were located on the innermost inlets of Puget Sound in Washington state.

Queets Indians

Queets Indians were located on Queets River and its branches in Washington state.

Puyallup Indians

Puyallup Indians were located at the mouth of Puyallup River and the neighboring coast, including Carr Inlet and the southern part of Vashon Island in the state of Washington.

Nooksack Indians

Nooksack Indians were located along the Nooksack River in Whatcom County, Washington and Canada.

Nisqually Indians

Nisqually Indians were located on Nisqually River above its mouth and on the middle and upper courses of Puyallup River.

Muckleshoot Indians

Muckleshoot Indians were located on White River, their territory extending from Kent eastward to the mountains, but it seems also to have included Green River.

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.

Kwaiailk Indians

Kwaiailk Indians were located on the upper course of Chehalis River in Washington State.

Hoh Indians

Hoh Indians were located on Hoh River on the west coast of Washington.