Quinault Indian Nation

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Homeland: Southwestern Washington State

Linguistic group: Salishan

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Tribal Headquarters[edit | edit source]

Quinault Indian Nation
1214 Aalis Drive
Taholah, WA 98587
Phone: 1-360-276-8215
Toll free: 1-888-616-8211
Fax: 1-360-276-4191

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 189
Taholah, WA 98587

History[edit | edit source]

Brief Timeline[edit | edit source]

1775: Spanish encounter the Quinault tribe

1779: Spanish mission established

1820s: Epidemic kills many (malaria)

1850: Oregon Donation Land Act opened area to settlers

1855 July 1,

1856: Treaty created the Quinault Reservation

1873: Quinault Reservation enlarged

1892: United States government provided allotments on the Quinault Reservation

Additional References to the History of the Tribe[edit | edit source]

Reservations[edit | edit source]

Quinault Reservation

Superintendencies[edit | edit source]

Washington Superintendency

Oregon Superintendency

Agencies[edit | edit source]

Records[edit | edit source]

The majority of records of individuals were those created by the agencies. Some records may be available to tribal members through the tribal headquarters.They were (and are) the local office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and were charged with maintaining records of the activities of those under their responsibility. Among these records are:


Treaty[edit | edit source]

1855 July 1,

Important Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]


Bibliography[edit | edit source]