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Ancient History of the Molala (La’tiwi)

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , February 25th, 2020


The Molala (Mollala, Molalla, Molele, La’tiwi) are a tribe of Western Oregon. They lived on the eastern periphery of the Willamette and Umpqua Valleys. There were at least…


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Bison of the Western Rockies

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , May 26th, 2018


  For years, I have stated that the tribes did not have bison in Oregon, so they would not have made tipis. This is why the tribes have…


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Ethnography of Oregon Indians 1841: Horatio Hale of the U.S. Exploring Expedition

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , May 25th, 2018


Horatio Hale’s created what may be one of the earliest ethnographies of the tribes of the Pacific Coast. Remarkable as it is, Hale’s ethnography is both interesting and…


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