Washington State Attorney General Office announced that it will now work with Tribal Nations on the basis of "Free, prior and informed consent" of Indigenous Rights. 

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Washington State Attorney General Office announced that it will now work with Tribal Nations on the basis of "Free, prior and informed consent" of Indigenous Rights. 

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Samish Council is proud to share that our fee to trust application at Campbell Lake has been approved.

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Campbell Lake Decision

Samish Council is proud to share that our fee to trust application at Campbell Lake has been approved.

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The Salish Sea is losing its bull kelp canopy. Find out more about Samish DNR's efforts to study and develop a restoration strategy. I want to learn more
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The Salish Sea is losing its bull kelp canopy. Find out more about Samish DNR's efforts to study and develop a restoration strategy. I want to learn more
"Hearing someone speak their native language is intimate. You can feel a way of life behind the words. When a language dies, a way of being dies with it." 
Read about our efforts to breathe life back into the Samish language in the Klipsun Magazine.
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Kelly Hall brushes a Samish canoe with cedar during an annual ceremony to waken the canoes after winter.
"Hearing someone speak their native language is intimate. You can feel a way of life behind the words. When a language dies, a way of being dies with it." 
Read about our efforts to breathe life back into the Samish language in the Klipsun Magazine.
Read the Article

The Salish Sea always looks pristine and beautiful, but you’d be amazed at how much debris Samish DNR has removed from the San Juan Archipelago. 

Check out the award winning Story Map!
2017 Marine Debris Cleanup

The Salish Sea always looks pristine and beautiful, but you’d be amazed at how much debris Samish DNR has removed from the San Juan Archipelago. 

Check out the award winning Story Map!

Our vision is to ensure the health, wealth, education and security of the
most valuable resource of the Samish Indian Nation - its Tribal Members.

Events

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Check the calendar for
upcoming events.

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Culture

Immerse yourself in
Samish culture and
heritage.

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History

Learn about the history 
of the Samish Nation and 
see the interactive timeline.

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Departments

The Samish Indian Nation
provides many services
for its members.

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