To achieve true sovereignty by attaining self-sufficiency. We will preserve and enhance our traditional values by living and teaching the inherent principles of respect, honor, and integrity as embodied in our language and life-ways. We will develop strong leadership through education, accountability, experience, and positive reinforcement.
The Spokane Tribe of Indians ancestors inhabited much of northeastern Washington which consisted of approximately 3 million acres. At times they extended their hunting, fishing, and gathering grounds into Idaho and Montana.
Spokane ancestors were a river people, living a semi-nomadic way of life hunting, fishing, and gathering all the creator had made available to them. Living along the banks of the Spokane and Columbia rivers and scattered up the tributaries. Their primary diet consisted of what was taken from the water ways in the form of salmon, steelhead, eel, and shellfish which made up 60% of their diet.
Today the Spokane Tribe of Indians primary government operations are located in Wellpinit Washington with a citizen population of approximately 2,900 enrolled members.
We want to share our history, traditions, language, and culture with you. Members of our Tribe engage with with schools, universities, businesses, and the public by offering trainings, lessons, and cultural competency.
The Spokane Tribe operates two casinos: the Spokane Tribe Casino and the Chewelah Casino.
Your place to gather for a fun and friendly experience!
We commit to the Spokane Tribe’s vision of attaining self-sufficiency by promising generational sustainability, honoring our past and protecting our future.
Our commitment is to provide our guests with a unique, memorable and positive experience. Our vision is to achieve business success through integrity, effective leadership, and superior, personalized customer service.
Spokane Tribal Enterprises strives to be a recognized branded leader in bringing new businesses to fruition and operating those businesses with leading industry practices, through leadership and innovation, becoming the preferred employer for Spokane Tribal members.
We have incubated eleven Tribal enterprises (and counting!), providing economic opportunities and business development.
We connect members to job opportunities at businesses within the enterprise. Apply today!
The Spokane Tribe of Indians vision is to achieve true sovereignty by attaining self-sufficiency. We will preserve and enhance our traditional values by living and teaching the inherent principles of respect, honor and integrity as embodied in our language and life-ways. We will develop strong leadership through education, accountability, experience and positive reinforcement.