The Suquamish Tribe in Kitsap County has made it legal for same-sex couples to marry. The vote of the tribal council was unanimous.
Heather Purser has no immediate wedding plans, but thanks to her persistence, she and her partner can now legally marry on Suquamish tribal land.
The tribe this week made it legal for same-sex couples to marry.
Purser, 28, a commercial diver who lives in Seattle but was raised in Kitsap County off the reservation, said she had been trying to get the law changed for years.
She came out as a lesbian while she was at Western Washington University and felt isolated by her tribal community.
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