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James G. Swan

James Gilchrist Swan (January 11, 1818 – May 18, 1900) was an American Indian agent in what is now Washington state, U.S.A., who was known as an authority on the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast, an Indian artifact collector on behalf of the Smithsonian Institution, and for writing the first ethnography of the Makah tribal group, among whom he lived.
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