Quileute Indian Reservation

tsunami preparation
2:16 pm
Mon October 22, 2012

Quileutes celebrate move out of tsunami zone

Legislation signed by President Obama in February gives the tribe 785 acres in the Olympic National Park so the tribe can move.
Carolyn Coles Flickr

LAPUSH, Wash. – The Quileute Tribe will hold a potlatch with drumming, dancing and a salmon bake Thursday in LaPush to celebrate the tribe's move to higher ground.

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Quileute Indian Reservation
10:19 am
Fri September 16, 2011

Tribe renews plea for land to move kids out of tsunami zone

All of La Push’s lower village is in the tsunami inundation zone.
Tom Banse Northwest News Network

An Indian tribe on the Washington Coast on Thursday renewed its plea to Congress to expand its tiny reservation onto higher ground. Quileute tribal leaders previously traveled to the nation's capital after the devastating Japanese tsunami in March.

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