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Tribal Headquarters

Sanpoil People, of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation
21 Colville Street
Nespelem, WA, 99155
Phone: 509-634-2200
Website

History

Brief Timeline

1846: Smallpox epidemic killed many

1872: Removed to Colville Reservation

Additional References to the History of the Tribe

Frederick Webb Hodge, in his Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, gave a more complete history of the Sanpoil tribe, with estimations of the population of the tribe at various time periods. Additional details are given in John Swanton's The Indian Tribes of North America.

Reservations

Colville Reservation

Agency

Colville Agency

Records

Important Websites

Wikipedia article on the Sanpoil People

References


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