Chief Seattle

Chief Seattle

Chief Seattle was a Duwamish chief, also known as Sealth, Seathle, Seathl, or See-ahth, and a leader of the Suquamish and Duwamish Native American tribes in what is now the U.S. state of Washington.

  • Nationality: Indian
  • Birth Date: 1780
  • Death Date: 7 June 1866
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Speech Cautioning Americans to Deal Justly with His People, January 12, 1854
A widely publicized speech arguing in favor of ecological responsibility and respect of native Americans' land rights.