Tag: 1851

Waukikum Treaty of 1851

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , April 16th, 2020

Treaty between the Waukikum tribe and the United States, negotiated by Anson Dart, Superintendent of Indian Affairs. The treaty negotiations at Tansey Point on the Columbia River were…


Contributions of William and Almira Raymond to Native Administration in Oregon

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , April 20th, 2018

William Raymond was a sub-Indian agent from 1851 until at least 1857. He administered the tribes first at the Astoria sub-agency, then later moved the agency to Tillamook….


Rejection of the Nineteen 1851 Oregon Treaties

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , December 31st, 2017

Anson Dart, the Superintendent of Indian Affairs for Oregon, from 1850 to 1852, remains an enigma. His nineteen treaties with the tribes of western Oregon, negotiated by the…


The 1851 Tansy Point Treaty Journal: The Clatsop Treaty

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , November 20th, 2017

For the Tansy Point Treaties, Dart worked to get all the land from the tribes. By this time the tribes had already heard rumors of the treaties, and…


The 1851 Treaty Commission: the Ya-su-chah at Port Orford

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , November 16th, 2017

This second treaty at Port Orford was with a tribe south of the Rogue River, likely the Chetleshin tribe. This is another athapaskan speaking tribe that already had…