Makah Tribe

Makah Tribal Council

Makah Tribal Council

The Makah Tribal Council is the elected governing body of the Makah Tribe on the Makah Reservation in Neah Bay, WA.  The Makah Reservation is located on a portion of the Tribe’s original tribal land as a result of a U.S. Treaty ratified in 1859.  The Makah Tribal Council operates under a Constitution and Bylaws dated May 16, 1936.

The key strategic issues for the Tribal Council are: Infrastructure, Education, Treaty Protection, Wellness, Economic Development, and the Environment.

To contact the Makah Tribal Council:

Tribal Secretary – JoDean Haupt-Richards,

Phone: 360-645-3235

Fax: 360-645-2788



The Council Members:

Chairman – Nate Tyler

Vice Chairman – Greig Arnold

Treasurer – Patrick DePoe

Council Member – Leah Neuneker

Council Member – John Ides, Sr.