Seattle, Chief, 1790-1866

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Dates:
Birth 1790
Death 1866
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Chief Seattle (b. around  1786, near Blake Island, WA – d. June 7, 1866, Port Madison, Washington) was a Suquamish Tribe and Dkhw'Duw'Absh chief. A prominent figure among his people, he pursued a path of accommodation to white settlers, forming a personal relationship with "Doc" Maynard. The city of Seattle, in the U.S. state of Washington, was named after him.

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Subjects:

  • Native Americans
  • Native Americans--Washington (State)

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Places:

  • Washington, WA, US