Upper Skagit Indian Tribe

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Known as: Upper Skagit, Skagit

Tribal Headquarters[edit | edit source]

Upper Skagit Indian Tribe
25944 Community Plaza Way
Sedro Woolley, WA 98284-9739
Phone: 1.360.856.5501
Fax: 1.360.856.7004

History[edit | edit source]

Federaly recognized Tribe

There are eleven bands of indigenous people that comprise the Upper Skagit Tribe

Brief Timeline[edit | edit source]

1974: Constitution and by-laws approved by the Secretary of the Interior

1984: Tribe obtained a small reservation 

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

A brief history of the Upper Skagit Tribe is available online.

Reservations[edit | edit source]

Lummi Reservation

Swinomish Reservation

Tulalip Reservation

Upper Skaget Reservation

Agencies[edit | edit source]

Swinomish Agency

Tulalip Agency

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 January 22, at Point Elliott with the Dwamish, Suquamish, Etc.

Important Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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