The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe is a federally recognized and sovereign Native American nation. The tribe is part of the larger Klallam culture, part of the Coast Salish peoples of the Pacific Northwest. The traditional territory of the Klallam is the north and northeast portion of the Olympic Peninsula, in the U.S. state of Washington. As of 2007 there are 776 enrolled members of the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe. Of these, 112 live on the Lower Elwah Reservation, an Indian reservation managed by the Lower Elwha and located at the mouth of the Elwha River about 4 miles west of Port Angeles. The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe was recognized by the United States in 1855 Point No...'
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