Web Information on Western Washington Tribes

Note: many sites linked here are not produced, endorsed or approved by an official agency of the nation they describe.

colvilletribes.com is an official site with information and useful links.

The Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua, and
Siuslaw Indians
has information and multimedia presentations.

Elwha Home has information about several tribal agencies of the Elwha Klallam Tribe, including email addresses of its government and administrators.

Free Swinomish has a collection of documents pertaining to the nation. Caveat: the site uses multiple pop-up advertising windows.

Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe has links to tribe-related businesses and a conservation effort on the Dungeness River.

Lummi Nation has minimal demographic information and some detailed information about tresspass issues on their tidelands. Note: the site is currently down.

The Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe is a single page of basic information about the nation.

Puyallup Tribe of Indians features a telephone (and URL) directory of its agencies.

New! Quinault Indian Nation has official information, directories and news..

Sauk-Suiattle Indian Tribe's Home Page has historical information and some departmental pages.

Welcome to the Skokomish Indian Nation has contact and departmental information. Note: the site is under active development and may peridocally be down.

Suquamish Tribe is a well-organized site with a historical focus and an email directory.

Welcome to the Makah Nation has information regarding their whaling efforts, travel information and some useful bibliographic information.

Welcome to the Tulalip Tribes Homepage is a full-featured official site and includes a separately-designed site for their Natural Resources Program.

The Yakama Indian Nation is an unofficial site with cultural information and numerous links.

Regional Native Organizations

Portland-based Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians has basic information about the organization and its member nations.

The Northwest Indian Housing Association in Seattle coordinates with tribal housing authorites, housing industries and federal agencies to implement the 1996 Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act.

The North Portland Area Indian Health Board assists member tribes in engaging health issues and promoting culturally competent health services. The site provides a wealth of information, including dempgraphic profiles of tribal communities.

The Columbia River Inter-tribal Fish Commission coordinates tribal initiatives to protect the river's health.

Olympia-based Northwest Indian Fisheries Commision assists tribal fisheries and promote a unified voice in upholding tribal fishing rights.

State and National Government Resources

The Washington State Governer's Office of Indian Affairs acts as a liaison between tribal, local, state and federal governments.

The Bureau of Indian Affairs' main site has up-to-date information and links to its divisions.

EPA's American Indian Environmental Office has a wealth of information on programs, regulations and contacts, including links to Region 10, serving Pacific Northwest tribes.

Indian Health Service has extensive information, including profiles of its area office and service units.

Four Directions connects 19 BIA schools with partner organizations, fund by DOE.

Other Resources

The University of Oklahoma's Native American Constitution and Law Digitization Project is a vast and growing resource of legal and cultural information made accessible to the web.

Cornell University's Legal Information Institute has the entireTitle 25 of the US Code online, along with searchable law databases, including Supreme Court cases.

Resources at Evergreen

The Evergreen State College Library has an extensive Native American Research Resources Page, maintained by Sarah Pederson.

Longhouse Education and Cultural Center

TESC Labor Education and Research Center

The Washington Center for Improving the Quality of Undergraduate Education

Washington State Institute for Public Policy