Pike Place Market
Angeline, daughter of Chief Seattle
Princess Angeline, daughter of Chief Seattle. Born 1820 in what is now Rainier Beach. After the 1855 treaty that kicked all Native Americans out of Seattle, Angeline remained in a small waterfront cabin on Western Avenue, near what is now the Pike Place Market, selling handwoven baskets at Ye Olde Curiosity Shop.
Indian Princess at Pike Place Market Every so often, tourists approach the flower sellers at Pike Place Market and ask a question that goes something like this: “I saw an old woman sitting on the floor other there. She looked like a Native American. At least she had a bunch of native style woven baskets on a blanket, as if they were for sale. I wanted to buy some, so I walked over. By the time I got through the crowd, she was gone. Who was she?