, meaning "place of clear salt water
" in the Southern Lushootseed language, has been the primary home of the Suquamish people since time immemorial. It is the ancient place on Agate Passage, the site of Old-Man-House village, the winter home of Chief Seattle and the heart of the Suquamish people. It is here - past, present and future - that the Suquamish people live on the land of our ancestors & our great-grandchildren.
Vision Statement: The Suquamish Tribe is a strong, self-governing, sovereign Nation that provides for the health, education and welfare of our families, reflecting traditional Suquamish values.
Adopted by Tribal Council: May 18th, 2006