Tag: Clackamas

Dart Introduces the Clackamas Treaty to the US Senate

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , April 6th, 2020


Anson Dart departed from Oregon in late 1851 after completing the negotiation of 19 treaties in Oregon with tribes. Dart had replaced the Willamette Treaty Commission in June…


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Blanchet’s Mission at the Walamette Village, 1841

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , December 30th, 2019


The following is report from a Notice, Notice No. 4, part of a series of reports of the Catholic missionary Francois Norbert Blanchet (September 30, 1795 – June…


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Blanchet’s Missions to the Clackamas, 1841-1842

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , December 30th, 2019


The following is a Notice, Notice No. 4, part of a series of reports of the Catholic missionary Francois Norbert Blanchet from 1841 to 1842 about his missionary…


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Clackamas Fishing Culture

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , June 30th, 2018


  The Clackamas were major fisher people in the Willamette and Columbia. The Willamette Falls is second only to Celilo in the lower Columbia for fishing for salmon….


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Stories of Change Among the Clackamas at Grand Ronde

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , June 28th, 2018


The Clackamas Come to Grand Ronde Reservation Preparing to Leave The Clackamas are addressed in letters as living in small encampments near Oregon City. They likely had a…


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Drucker’s Records of Clackamas Villages

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


The Clackamas (Tlakamas) lived along the Clackamas river and along the lower Willamette. Their villages and associated territorial claims extended from Willamette Falls to the Willamette Slough. Schol…


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Native Kinships and Wealth among the Middle Chinookans

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , May 31st, 2018


Native kinships are incredibly complex. They do not follow the nice neat patterns of kinship that Americans have adopted from their European ancestors. Native peoples did not only…


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