Tag: 1853

Causes of the 1853 Rogue River War

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , March 30th, 2020

The first Rogue River War was a series of skirmishes and battles between mainly gold miners and the tribes. The miners had no regard for the tribes and…


Treaty with the Umpqua – Cow Creek Band, Negotiated September 19, 1853, Ratified April 12, 1854

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , January 16th, 2018

  The Treaty with the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua is the first treaty in Oregon to be negotiated and ratified. The treaty establishes the Umpqua Reservation for…