Welcome to the Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe Website. You are Our Newest Member!
Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe School Net weather link, ww2.instaweather.com
Olympic Peninsula Tribal Tourism Association, www.explorepacificnwtribes.com
National Congress of American Indians, www.ncai.org
Washington State Governor’s Office on Indian Affairs, www.goia.wa.gov
Little Boston Library, www.krl.org
Kitsap County, www.kitsapgov.com
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), www.fema.gov
Port Gamble Bay www.portgamblebay.com
Point No Point Treaty Council, www.pnptc.org
Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, www.nwifc.org
National Weather Service, www.wrh.noaa.gov
Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife, http://wdfw.wa.gov/
Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, www.npaihb.org
Indian Health Service, www.ihs.gov
American Indian Health Commission, www.aihc-wa.org
Kitsap County Health Department, www.kitsapcountyhealth.com
The S'Klallam language, www.elwha.org/language.htm
North Kitsap School District, www.nkschools.org
Olympic College, www.olympic.edu
Northwest Indian College, http://www.nwic.edu
Klallam Language Word of the Day, http://twitter.com/KlallamWOTD
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We recognize and respect your need for privacy and security as you visit our site. When you visit our site to view any pages, read product information, you do so without telling us who you are and without revealing any personal information. While we do not collect identifying information about visitors to our site, we do use standard software to collect information for the strict purpose of tracking activity on our site. This allows us to better understand how many people use our site and which pages and features are most popular. The only information we normally collect and store is:
The name of your Internet service provider.
The web site that referred you to us (if any).
The date and time the pages were accessed.
The page or pages you requested.
We hope you find our web site useful and informative and are always willing to answer questions and receive suggestions. If you have either, please contact us via the contact page. Thank you.
The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe is a sovereign nation and in no manner waives its sovereign immunity.
Policy approved, 7/1/13
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is a Public Hearing and when is the next one?Public Hearings are held when a change is being made to Tribal Law. Sometimes it's an amendment to the law and sometimes it's a brand new law. ALL General Council members are invited and encouraged to attend these meetings. Members' opinion is very important to the Tribal Council. The Council needs all perspectives in order to make sure proposed law is appropriate for the PGST community. Although no formal action is taken during Public Hearings, they are conducted much like General Council meetings and provide a great opportunity for community input.
Public Hearing Notices are posted several weeks ahead of time in the Community Memo, on tribal buildings and are added to the Community Calendar as they are scheduled by the Tribal Council.
Full copies of proposed changes are available from the front desk or in the registered member section of the website under the "publications" link under "public hearings".
Q: How do I get on the Tribal Council Agenda?
Q: When does the Tribal Council meet?The Tribal Council meets on the second and fourth Monday of every month.
Q: What is the Police Tip line phone number?The tipline should be used to report suspicious activity or tips that can help an investigation. If you are witnessing a crime in action, been victim of a crime, or have an emergency it is ALWAYS best to call 911.
Anonymous Police Tipline: 930-9061
The police will not contact you back unless you request it. Tips can be left by voicemail or text messaging.
Q: When are the General Council meetings scheduled for this year?The PGST Constitution states “The General Council shall hold semi-annual meetings on the last Saturday of March and the first Saturday of October.
Q: What can be accessed on the website as a registered user?You must be a tribal member, tribal community member or tribal employee to access the “Member” portion of the website. This will provide access to the Tribal Calendar, Facility reservations, Tribal news and notices, Tribal Council info, Tribal policies and various forms and applications.
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Q: What does “Tribal Sovereignty” mean?"Sovereignty" is the inherent authority to govern. Tribes use the term interchangeably with self-governance and self determination.
"Sovereignty is governing your people and governing your land."
"Tribal sovereignty is a tool to preserve culture and traditions of Indian people."