Suquamish Olalla Neighbors
Olalla - The place where fresh and saltwater meet and blend

"We are one race, mankind. We must view all people as assets, having purposes, to be challenged, developed, fulfilled, and deployed.  Our noblest visions and highest ideals must take form and become substance in our lives as we share this earth with one another. Let no one be denied this hope. Let us commit our wills collectively-to making this so."

Ted George, Port Gamble S'Klallam Elder

the 2008 Canoe Journey
stopped at Old Man House Park
on Saturday, July 19th, 2008

Suquamish Olalla Neighbors and friends
helped host 2008 Canoe Journey visiting tribes

Sarah van Gelder's 2008 Canoe Journey photos

Bill Bauer's 2008 Canoe Journey photos

"Building for Cultural Resurgence" Campaign

The Suquamish Foundation is working with the Suquamish Tribe and the greater community to build the centerpieces of a cultural resurgence. Over the next three years, a network of buildings, interpretive displays, and arts and culture projects will be built in or near the waterfront village of Suquamish, bringing cultural values and traditions to the forefront of community life. These projects include:






Visit The Suquamish Foundation website.



Change is in the wind
  • Old Man House Park has been returned to the Suquamish Tribe.
  • The Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe has opened their House of Knowledge complex and increased the size of their reservation by a third. 
  • Chief Leschi has been exonerated of 150-year-old murder charges.
  • The Lower Elwha Klallam people have succeeded in protecting one of their ancestral villages. 
  • The dams on the Elwha River are coming down

Suquamish Olalla Neighbors Purpose

The purpose of the Suquamish Olalla Neighbors is to foster a sense of community and understanding among tribal and non-tribal residents of the Port Madison Reservation and the surrounding area. The objectives of this group are to:
  • Promote friendship and healing between tribal and non-tribal residents.

  • Support the tribe's right of self-determination and governance.

  • Educate ourselves and the larger community about the history of tribal and non-tribal people of this area.

Meet with Us

Suquamish Olalla Neightbors meets on second Thursdays at 7:00 pm, at Suquamish Community Congregational Church, Division and Geneva.

To Contact Us

Please send us an email message and we will get back to you.
P.O. Box 504
Suquamish, WA 98392

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