Tribal Government

Tribal Council


The Tribe is governed by a General Council, comprising of all enrolled tribal members at least eighteen years of age. An elected five person Tribal Council conducts the day-to-day business operation of the Tribe. Administrative duties are overseen by a Tribal Administrator who works for the Tribal Council. The administrator manages departments with the help of department directors.

Tribal Council Members Directory
Chairperson Charlene Nelson 360-267-8101
Vice Chairman Joel Blake  
Secretary Lynn Clark 360 267-8172
Treasurer Quintin Swanson  
Member At Large Shane Thomas  
 Tribal Council Minutes







ʔəním means “us” or “we” in our native language and is pronounced “-uh-neem.”