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In the old days, in our native language, we were known as the spuyaləpabš (phonetically: spooy-all-up-ahbsh), meaning “generous and welcoming behavior to all people (friends and strangers) who enter our lands.” Today we are known as the Puyallup Tribe of Indians.


The Puyallup Tribal government is lead by our Tribal Council:

  • Bill Sterud. (Chairman)
  • Roleen Hargrove. (Vice Chair)
  • David Z. Bean.
  • Marguerite Edwards.
  • Lawrence W. LaPointe.
  • Sylvia Miller.
  • Tim Reynon.

The Puyallup Tribe has an extensive business structure based around Tacoma, WA. With over 60 departments, programs, and several related entities; the goal of the tribe is to meet the needs of tribal members, as well as our surrounding communities.

- The Puyallup Tribe of Indians -

"Generous and Welcoming to All People"