The term Tulalip (originally dxʷlilap / Duy-hlay-lup) comes from Snohomish and means “a bay shaped like a purse.” It was used in 1855 to describe the tribes who joined together on the Tulalip Reservation established by treaty with the federal government.
Foods Fish: five kinds of salmon (spring, humpback, silver, dog, sockeye), steelhead, sturgeon, smelts, herring, flounder, trout, cod, rock cod, skate. Shellfish: clams, oysters, barnacles and crabs. Eggs: fish eggs from salmon and herring, bird eggs from pheasant, lark and duck. Meat: deer and elk meat.
With 2,500 employees and revenue of $200 million, the Tulalip Resort Casino is the sixth-largest minority-owned company in Washington state, according to Puget Sound Business Journal research.
Indian Reorganization Act is passed by Congress, enabling tribes to organize in local self government and elect leaders. Indians of the Tulalip Reservation write a constitution and vote to approve it. The secretary of the Interior approves the Tulalip Constitution, and Tulalips elect their first Board of Directors.
Casinos in Washington The largest casino in Washington is Muckleshoot Casino with 3,125 electronic gaming terminals. The second- largest casino is Ilani Casino Resort with 2,500 electronic gaming terminals.
Tulalip Resort Casino is an Indian casino and resort in Quil Ceda Village, Washington, owned and operated by the Tulalip Tribes of Washington.
Lushootseed is a language spoken by various indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest. The name Lushootseed is itself a combination of two words meaning “Salt Water” and “Language”, and refers to both the Northern and Southern dialects.
There are 29 federally recognized tribes throughout Washington and they are: Chehalis, Colville, Cowlitz, Hoh, Jamestown S’Klallam, Kalispel, Lower Elwha Klallam, Lummi, Makah, Muckleshoot, Nisqually, Nooksack, Port Gamble S’Klallam, Puyallup, Quileute, Quinault, Samish, Sauk-Suiattle, Shoalwater Bay, Skokomish,
Quil Ceda Village (qʷəl’sidəʔ ʔalʔaltəd in Lushootseed) is a municipality established by the federally recognized Tulalip Tribes of Washington within the Tulalip Indian Reservation in Snohomish County. It includes the Quil Ceda Village Business Park, a commercial development constructed and operated by the tribe.
There are 29 federally recognized tribes in Washington State and all 29 of those have Class III gaming compacts. Twenty-two tribes operate 29 casinos under compact.
To enjoy gaming at Tulalip Resort Casino, the gamer must be 21 years or older. We do offer gaming at Tulalip Bingo & Slots. Bingo and Class II slot machines are available for guests that are 18 years and older.
It’s easy to get to Tulalip Resort Casino! We’re conveniently located off Interstate 5 just 30 minutes north of Seattle in Quil Ceda Village.