1866 Chief Seattle, dies. A member of the Duwamish tribe and whom the city of Seattle, WA was named. He is known for an 1854 speech given at the Pointe Elliot Treaty, which appeared in the Seattle Sunday Star on Oct. 29, 1887. The speech was a moving and powerful oration on the environment, culture and the future of humanity. Enhanced photo by thenativeamericantaoist.com
Evidence of continuous human habitation of a village site within the current city limits of the city of Seattle dating back to the 6th century C.E. exists on the Port of Seattle Terminal 107 site, located on the Western bank of the Duwamish River. The site was abandoned in approximately 1800, for unknown reasons.
The Miss Native American. USA crown was designed, beaded and created by Michaela Dennis of the Shuswap First Nations of Chase, BC, Canada. Dennis currently resides in White Swan, in the U.S. State of Washington. She is well-known in the Native American community for her hand drum, and contemporary approach in traditional singing. She enjoys beading, traveling to Pow-wows, and singing backup to drum groups such as "Black Fish, Rockhill, and Sky Eagle."