Puyallup Tribe needs help filling in blanks
Feb 07, 2010
.....The Puyallup Tribe of Indians Historic Preservation Department is seeking information to help fill in some of the blanks in parts of the Puyallup Tribe's history. The department is actively searching for people from throughout the Northwest area who are in some way connected to the Cushman Indian Hospital and any of the Indian boarding schools near the Puyallup Reservation in the early to mid-20th century.
The Puyallup Tribe is seeking people from other tribes who may have any connection with the hospital or the schools located on the Puyallup Reservation. Many Natives from Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho, Montana and Alaska were brought to these schools and hospitals......
.....For more information or for a copy of the list of death certificates from Cushman Indian Hospital dated 1929 - 1959, contact Amber Santiago, Puyallup Tribe of Indians - Historic Preservation Department at (253) 573-7965 or firstname.lastname@example.org.