Squaxin Island Tribe

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Tribal Headquarters[edit | edit source]

Squaxin Island Tribe
SE 10 Squaxin Lane
Shelton, WA 98584
Ph. 1-360-426-9781

History[edit | edit source]

Brief Timeline[edit | edit source]

1792: The tribe encountered by George Vancouver

1846: Treaty of Washington

1855: Treaty of Medicine Creek, Squaxin Island reservation established

1892: Indian Shaker Church is founded by Squaxin tribal member John Slocum

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

A brief history of the Squaxin Island tribe is available online.

Reservations[edit | edit source]

Squaxin Island Reservation

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:

Important Websites[edit | edit source]

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