FIJ Quarterly - Summer 2022 Edition

© Joe Price - Port Gamble S'Klallam's Beautiful Longhouse

The Strong People Port Gamble S’Klallam are the descendants of the nəxʷsƛ̕áy̕əm̕, meaning “Strong People.” S’Klallams have lived along the shores of Port Gamble Bay—on the Kitsap Peninsula in Washington state—for thousands of years.

Their reservation was established along the Bay’s shores in 1939. 1 They are a Tribe known for their welcoming ______________ 1 The Strong People: A History of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe, Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe 2012

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