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Meacham’s Final Appeal to Fairly Pay the Tribes Removed to the Coast Reservation.

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , August 19th, 2018

Albert B. Meacham was an Indian agent in the 1860’s and 70’s and oversaw some changes in the reservations. He attempted to give the tribes some voice in…

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Conditions of the Alsea Indians and the Salmon River Encampment 1876-1878

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , April 7th, 2018

As addressed in previous essays, in about 1875, most Indian annuities for the Western Oregon tribes ended because the 20 year payments were exhausted. This Continue reading


Canoeing the Yaquina, Coast Reservation, November 1856

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

The story of the Coast Reservation of Oregon is complicated. The Coast Reservation is created in 1855 by Presidential Executive Order and then for some Continue reading