Heather Purser, a Suquamish tribal member who worked to change the tribes marriage ordinance to include same-sex couples, stands near a memorial for Chief Seattle on the tribe's reservation Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011, in Suquamish, Wash. The change in tribal law came after a four-year campaign by Purser, 28, to get the American Indian Tribe in Washington state to adopt a law recognizing gay marriage. The Suquamish Tribal Council voted Monday, Aug. 1, to extend marriage rights to same-sex couples on its reservation near Seattle, making it only the second tribe in the country known to do so. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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Heather Purser, a Suquamish tribal member who worked to change the tribes marriage ordinance to include same-sex couples, stands near a memorial for Chief Seattle on the tribe's reservation Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011, in Suquamish, Wash. The change in tribal law came after a four-year campaign by Purser, 28, to get the American Indian Tribe in Washington state to adopt a law recognizing gay marriage. The Suquamish Tribal Council voted Monday, Aug. 1, to extend marriage rights to same-sex couples on its reservation near Seattle, making it only the second tribe in the country known to do so. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Heather Purser, a Suquamish tribal member who worked to change the tribes marriage ordinance to include same-sex couples, stands near a memorial for Chief Seattle on the tribe's reservation Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011, in Suquamish, Wash. The change in tribal law came after a four-year campaign by Purser, 28, to get the American Indian Tribe in Washington state to adopt a law recognizing gay marriage. The Suquamish Tribal Council voted Monday, Aug. 1, to extend marriage rights to same-sex couples on its reservation near Seattle, making it only the second tribe in the country known to do so. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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