The Quileute (Quillayute), including the Hoh, live on the west coast of the Olympic Peninsula in northwestern Washington to the south of Cape Flattery. Today they live mainly on the Quileute and Hoh Indian reservations in Washington. The Quileute make a strong effort to preserve the culture, requiring, for example, that tribal membership be given only to those with 50 percent Quileute ancestry and birth on the Reservation. They spoke Quileute, a language of the Chimakuan family and numbered about four hundred in the mid-1980s.


Pettit, George Albert (1950). "The Quileute of La Push, 1775-1945." University of California Anthropological Records 14:1-120.

Powell, Jay, and Vickie Jenson (1976). Quileute: An Introduction to the Indians of La Push. Seattle: University of Washington Press.

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