1 of 4 tribes in U.S. with coastal access and adjudicated ocean rights
3,000+ enrolled tribal members
Roughly ⅓ of the reservation lacks any type of internet access at home; the remaining ⅔ have access below the FCC’s minimum standards
QIN is the largest employer in Grays Harbor County, WA
“Representation chosen by the tribes themselves, and responsible to themselves, is the only mode of making the country acquainted with their condition and with our obligations to them.”
The brand name "Toptana" is derived from the Quinault word for "beach or shore." With over 27-miles of shoreline, Toptana's Cable Landing Station is located on one of the many acres of the Quinault Indian Nation's property.
QIN is one of the many tribes based in the Pacific Northwest that is part of the Coast Salish. You can see Salish beliefs throughout QIN's culture and unique techniques illustrated in QIN art.
QIN views the frog as the translator and sharer of knowledge, a symbol of communication. You will see the frog utilized in Toptana's important communications and thought leadership.
Quinault is rooted in a seven generation view - this means QIN thinks through decisions not just for the short-term, but for seven generations to come. You will see this line of thinking incorporated in Toptana's values and initiatives.
Today’s QIN reservation encompasses over 200,00 square acres within Washington State. Taholah is the largest settlement on the reservation and is also the location of the tribal government's main offices.
For the Quinault, the Western red cedar is the most prevalent and and revered species of tree. Fully grown trees can reach heights of over 200 feet, with a diameter of over 20 feet.