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Use of Copyrighted Materials

Photography featured on is used with expressed permission from the owner on file at the Duwamish Tribal Services office. To request proof of permission for copywrited works please write a letter stating the nature of your inquiry to:

Duwamish Tribal Services
4705 West Marginal Way SW
Seattle, WA 98106

Or call:  (206) 431-1582

You can also make your request electronically by emailing the Duwamish Tribal Council at:


All Photos and significant works of an artistic nature will be attributed based on the credit given from the source (owner). All insignificant works will be credited on the “Bibiliographies” on the website.

All written works will be attributed to author on the page of appearance.  The works cited in each written work will appear on the Bibliographies page.


For various excerpts of the article entitled, “Dkhw’Duw’Absh, "People of the Inside"”


Ballard, Arthur and K. Greg Watson, editors, Mythology of Southern Puget Sound: Legends Shared by Tribal Elders (North Bend, WA: Snoqualmie Valley Historical Museum, 1999)

Boyd, Robert, The Coming of the Spirit of Pestilence (Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia Press, 1999)

Buerge, David M., Chief Seattle (Seattle: Sasquatch Press, 1992)

Bureau of Indian Affairs, “BIA Issues Final Determination on the Recognition of the Duwamish Tribal Organization, News Release”, January 19, 2001 (

Castro, Hector and Mike Barber, “After Decades, Duwamish Tribe Wins Federal Recognition”, Seattle Post-Intelligencer January 20, 2001, (

Eckrom, J.A., Remembered Drums: A History of the Puget Sound Indian War (Walla Walla, WA: Pioneer Press Books, 1999)

Harmon, Alexandra, Indians in the Making: Ethnic Relations and Indian Identities around Puget Sound (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998)

The Log House Museum, exhibits and archives of the Southwest Seattle Historical Society.

Ludwin, Ruth, editor, First Nations and Native American stories that could be about Cascadia megathrust earthquakes, University of Washington, Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences,

McGhee, Bernard, “Duwamish Tribe Wins Recognition”, The Seattle Times, January 20, 2001, (

The Suquamish Museum, The Eyes of Chief Seattle (Suquamish, WA: The Suquamish Museum, 1985)

Wright, Robin K., editor, A Time of Gathering: Native Heritage in Washington State (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1991)


Compiled for the Dkhw’Duw’Absh by Thomas R. Speer, Treasurer, Duwamish Tribal Services Board of Directors.  Copyright Thomas R. Speer 2002, 2003, 2004.  All Rights Reserved.