From Our Past . . . To Our Present
Steilacoom * Sastuck * Spanaway * Tlithlow * Segqallitchew
"Now what I want to say is this. My home is at Shilacum [Steilacoom] Creek and there is where I want to live and die. I wish to tell the Governor that every Indian loves his native land best. Every Indian loves his own people best."
At the Fox Island Council, August 4, 1856.
Today the Steilacoom Tribe is led by a group of volunteers from our Steilacoom Tribal Citizens, the Steilacoom Tribal Council. In November 2023, Steilacoom Tribal Citizen, Rebecca Unzuetta, was voted in as Tribal Chairperson.
Click to learn about the Steilacoom Tribe's unbroken line of Leadership and Government.
Photos From Our Tribal Gift Shop
Former Steilacoom Tribal Chairman Danny (right) with granddaughter Shianna. Storytelling at our Tribal Museum, ca. 2015.