The Suquamish Tribal Council voted unanimously to endorse Mayor Murray’s campaign for re-election.
SEATTLE— Seattle Mayor Ed Murray’s re-election campaign today announced the endorsement of the Suquamish Tribal Council. The Council voted unanimously to endorse.
Leonard Forsman, Chairman of the Tribal Council, says, “We are honored to have worked with Mayor Murray on the redevelopment of the downtown Seattle waterfront and other initiatives within the waters and lands of our traditional homeland of Seattle, WA, named for our esteemed leader, Chief Seattle. We thank Mayor Murray for visiting Chief Seattle’s grave early in his first term and wish him the best in his campaign.”
The Suquamish People continue to live in the place of their ancestors, and practice their traditional life ways on the Port Madison Indian Reservation. The Suquamish Tribal Government supports programs and services that work to carry the culture of the Suquamish People to the next generation and beyond. The Suquamish Tribe funds comprehensive language programs, education and cultural activities for Tribal families as well as educational programs for the public through the Suquamish Museum.