Topic: Suquamish

Treaty of January 22, 1855 – Dwamish

Articles of agreement and convention made and concluded at Múcklte-óh, or Point Elliott, in the Territory of Washington, this twenty-second day of January, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, by Isaac I. Stevens, governor and superintendent of Indian affairs for the said Territory, on the part of the United States, and the undersigned chiefs, head-men and delegates of the Dwámish, Suquámish, Sk-táhlmish, Sam-áhmish, Smalh-kamish, Skope-áhmish, St-káh-mish, Snoquálmoo, Skai-wha-mish, N’ Quentl-má-mish, Sk-táh-le-jum, Stoluck-whá-mish, Sha-ho-mish, Skágit, Kik-i-állus, Swin-á-mish, Squin-áh-mish, Sah-ku-méhu, Noo-whá-ha, Nook-wa-cháh-mish, Mee-sée-qua-quilch, Cho-bah-áh-bish, and other allied and subordinate tribes and bands of Indians occupying certain lands situated in said Territory of Washington, on

Suquamish Indians

Suquamish Indians were located on the west side of Puget Sound, according to Paige (1857) claiming the territory from Applegate Cove to Gig Harbor in the present state of Washington.

Suquamish Tribe

Suquamish Indians. A Salish division on the west side of Puget Sound, Washington.  According to Paige 1Paige, Ind. Aff. Rep, 329, 1857 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