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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…


Stingy American Settlers of the Willamette Valley

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , January 12th, 2018

  The Kalapuyan tribes of the Willamette Valley have lived here for more than 10,000 years, some 50,000 generations of people. The whole of the valley was owned…


Anson Dart and the Willamette Treaty Commission

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , January 4th, 2018

Many scholars of Oregon tribal history have assumed, as have I, that Anson Dart, the Superintendent of Indian Affairs for Oregon from 1850 to 1852 was responsible for…


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…