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Seattle, Chief, 1786?-1866

LC control no.n 84140976
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Personal name headingSeattle, Chief, 1786?-1866
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Variant(s)Se'ahl, Chief, 1786?-1866
Sealth, Chief, 1786?-1866
Sealth, Noah, 1786?-1866
Seathl, Chief, 1786?-1866
Seatlh, Chief, 1786?-1866
Seattle, Chefe, 1786?-1866
Seattle, Chief, 1790-1866
Seattle, Chief of the Suquamish and allied tribes, d. 1866
Si'ahl, Chief, 1786?-1866
Siʻał, Chief, 1786?-1866
西雅图, 酋长, 1786?-1866
Other standard no.cnp00547662
Associated countryUnited States
Suquamish Indian Tribe of the Port Madison Reservation, Washington
Duwamish Tribe
Associated placeWashington (State)
Birth date1786?
Death date1866-06-07
Place of birthPuget Sound Region (Wash.)
Washington (State)--Puget Sound Region
Place of deathPort Madison (Wash.)
Profession or occupationIndians--Kings and rulers
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Found inHow can one sell the air? 1984: p. 1 (Chief Seattle) p. 27, etc. (Sealth, chief of the Suquamish and Duwamish people, d. 1866)
LC in WLN, 11-2-84 (hdg.: Seattle, Chief of the Suquamish and allied tribes, d. 1866; usage: Chief Seathl)
LC data base, 11/30/84 (hdg.: Seattle, Chief of the Suquamish and allied tribes, d. 1866; usage: Chief Seattle; Chief Seathl; Sealth; Chefe Seattle)
Dict. of Indians of North America, 1978 (Seattle, 1790-1866, Suquamish Indian chief; held the position of "Chief of the Allied Tribes")
A concise dict. of Indian tribes of North America, 1979 (the great chief Seatlh (Seattle); index: Seatlh, Chief)
NUCMC data from Univ. Wash. Lib. for DeShaw, W. Papers, 1852-1892 (Chief Sealth)
Warren, J.R. Seattle, c1981 (Chief Seattle; of Suquamish & Duwamish tribes; defended salt-water tribes; Catholic; friend of pioneers; s. of Schweabe; b. 1786; d. 1866; city of Seattle namesake)
nuc86-110263: His Your dead cease to love you, 1976 (hdg. on CU-BANC rept.: Sealth, Noah; usage: Chief Noah Sealth)
DAB (Seattle; ca. 1786-6/7/1866; sometimes, probably erroneously, said baptismal name was Noah Sealth)
American National Biography online, October 14, 2021 (Seattle (1786?-07 June 1866), leader of the Coast Salish-speaking Duwamish tribe of east central Puget Sound, was born near present-day Seattle, Washington, the son of Schweabe, a Suquamish headman, and Scho-lit-za, who was reported to be a slave of Schweabe. All sources claim that in his early years he lived west of present-day Seattle along Puget Sound in a Suquamish longhouse that was occupied by several families; was given a Roman Catholic burial in his Suquamish birthplace; Chief Seattle)
Wikipedia, October 14, 2021 (Chief Seattle (c. 1786 - June 7, 1866); Suquamish and Duwamish chief; born some time between 1780 and 1786 on the Black River near Kent, Washington; died Port Madison, Washington, U.S.; namesake of Seattle, Washington)
Chief Seattle, via The Suquamish Tribe website, via the Internet Archive wayback machine, viewed October 14, 2021 (Chief Seattle; siʻał (Seattle) [on source, the ayn (ʻ) appears as the International Phonetic Alphabet character for glottal stop]; was an ancestral leader of the Suquamish Tribe; signed the 1855 Treaty of Point Elliott with the United States, agreeing to live on the Port Madison Indian Reservation and give up title to the remainder of Suquamish lands; born around 1786; died in 1866 in Suquamish; the popular spellings of siʻał names, Seattle and Sealth; the Treaty of Point Elliott, recorded 35 years earlier, shows his name as Seattle. The Suquamish Tribe does not object to the use of either name)
Chief Si'ahl, via Duwamish Tribe website, October 14, 2021 (Chief Si'ahl; the name "Seattle" is an Anglicization of Si'ahl (1780-1866); it is said that Si'ahl was born at his mother's village of Stukw on the Black River, in what is now the city of Kent)
HistoryLink, via WWW, October 14, 2021 (Chief Seattle (Seattle, Chief Noah (born Si?al 178?-1866)); Chief Seattle, or si?al in his native Lushootseed language, led the Duwamish and Suquamish Tribes as the first Euro-American settlers arrived in the greater Seattle area in the 1850s; baptized Noah by Catholic missionaries; retired to the Suquamish Reservation at Port Madison, and died there on June 7, 1866; born on the Kitsap peninsula some time in the 1780s; Chief Seattle's name is sometimes written Se'ahl and the ' is another type of glottal stop)
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