Chief Seattle
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"Chief Seattle" was a Dkhw’Duw’Absh (Duwamish tribe/Duwamish) chief, also known as "Sealth", "Seathle", "Seathl", or "See-ahth". A prominent figure among his people, he pursued a path of accommodation to white settlers, forming a personal relationship with David Swinson Maynard/David Swinson "Doc" Maynard. The city of Seattle, in the U.S. state of Washington (U.S. state)/Washington, was named after him. A widely publicized speech arguing in favor of ecological responsibility and respect of Native Americans' land rights has been attributed to him.

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