So does the metal relief of an Indian canoe being paddled on a journey, on display in the library’s community meeting room.
This is Indian Country and Muckleshoot tribal land.
The $4 million library is also a public library, the first ever built on a reservation in King County and only the second on a reservation in the state. The other was built on the Suquamish Reservation near Kingston by the Kitsap Regional Library.
The Muckleshoot library is open to everyone, a message the facility wants to get out to surrounding communities, according to Julie Brand, a spokeswoman for the library system.