Skagit (tribe)


Skagit (tribe)

Skagit (pronounced IPA|/ˈskæʤɪt/, or approximately "skajit") refers to two groups of Native American people living in the state of Washington, the Upper Skagit and the Lower Skagit. The language of the same name is a subdialect of the Northern dialect of Lushootseed, which is part of the Salishan family. The Skagit River, Skagit Bay, and Skagit County all derive their names from the Skagit people.

Upper Skagit Indian Reservation

The Upper Skagit Indian Reservation consists of three separate small parcels of land in western Skagit County, near the cities of Sedro-Woolley and Burlington. The total land area is 0.447 km² (110.45 acres). Its resident population was 238 persons as of the 2000 census.

References

* [http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/DTTable?_bm=y&-context=dt&-ds_name=DEC_2000_SF1_U&-CHECK_SEARCH_RESULTS=N&-CONTEXT=dt&-mt_name=DEC_2000_SF1_U_P001&-tree_id=4001&-redoLog=true&-transpose=N&-all_geo_types=Y&-_caller=geoselect&-geo_id=label&-geo_id=25000US4455&-search_results=25000US4455&-format=&-_lang=en&-show_geoid=Y Upper Skagit Reservation, Washington] United States Census Bureau

ee also

*Upper Skagit (tribe)
*Lower Skagit (tribe)


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