The Swinomish /ˈswɪnəmɪʃ/ SWIN-ə-mish[2] (Lushootseed: swədəbš) are a historically Lushootseed-speaking Native American people in western Washington state in the United States. The Tribe lives in the southeastern part of Fidalgo Island in northern Puget Sound, near the San Juan Islands, in Skagit County, Washington. Skagit County is located about 70 miles (110 km) north of Seattle.

Dr. Joseph, a Swinomish medicine man, c. 1907
Total population
Regions with significant populations
Northern Whidbey Island, Western Skagit County
traditionally Lushootseed, English
traditional tribal religion, Christianity
Related ethnic groups
other Coast Salish peoples
La Conner, Washington, Swinomish Channel

Swinomish people are enrolled in the federally recognized Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, also known as the Swinomish Tribe, which is headquartered in Swinomish Village, across the Swinomish Channel from La Conner.[3]

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