Our Traditional Ways

Puyallup Tribe Traditional Ways

We work cooperatively together for the good of our people.

 Our Traditional Ways

All natural things are our brothers and sisters… they have things to teach us if we are aware and listen

 Our Traditional Ways

We live in harmony within the circle of life, with all natural things, with our community and with ourselves

 Our Traditional Ways

Our older children look after their younger brothers and sisters

Our Traditional Ways

We honor the old ones for their wisdom. They are not cast aside, but continue to hold a place of honor in our

families and communities

 Our Traditional Ways

We prize a good sense of humor… especially when directed at one’s self

Our Traditional Ways

We respect the visions of others

 Our Traditional Ways

People of old often return to whisper wise thoughts

 Our Traditional Ways

Our way is giving and sharing… if someone is greedy, he will lose everything in the end

 Our Traditional Ways

We honor a person for what they have done for the people… not for what they have done for themselves

 Our Traditional Ways

Our traditional way is to feed and make strangers comfortable

 Our Traditional Ways

We have a proud heritage that continues to live and grow within us

The Puyallup Tribe of Indians
Generous & Welcoming To All People