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+ Logo Designed by Gregory David Prince

Logo Designed by Gregory David Prince

Gregory David Prince conceived the official crest of the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe. Gregory is an enrolled Tribal citizen and direct descendant of the original inhabitants of the Northwest coastal region. The crest is composed of two symbols that have endured...Read More

House of Seven Generations

The House of Seven Generations site allows Indian and non-Indian communities to learn about and appreciate the cultural and historical lifeways that came before the present time by viewing imagery from those times. The history of our people is being...Read More

Jamestown Tribal Library

Our collection specializes in Native American authors and topics, both historical and contemporary…MORE...Read More

Treaty With The S’Klallam, 1855

Articles of agreement and convention made and concluded at Hahdskus, or Point no Point, Suquamish Head, in the Territory of Washington, this twenty-sixth day of January, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, by Isaac I. Stevens, governor and superintendent of Indian affairs...Read More
+ Jamestown Tribe's Tamanowas Rock

Tamanowas Rock

Tamanowas Rock is owned and managed by the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe. The area is considered sacred to the S’Klallam people and has been instrumental in defining, maintaining, and enhancing cultural practices of the S’Klallam. [layerslider id=”1″] The site is a...Read More

Jamestown S’Klallam History

Bounded by the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Strait of Juan de Fuca to the north, and by Hood Canal to the east, Washington State’s Olympic Peninsula has always been a rural area whose residents have been dependent on...Read More

S’Klallam Villages

There are three S’Klallam Villages located inside Ediz Hook, in Port Angeles Harbor. Port Angeles Harbor (click to see villages) At the time of contact, there were three S’Klallam villages located inside Ediz Hook: č̕ixʷícən (Tse-whit-zen), located at the base...Read More