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Siletz Tribal Council 1876

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , April 1st, 2018


  The year 1876 appears to have been a key year to discuss further reductions of the Siletz Reservation. The original Coast reservation was a Continue reading


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Warm Springs Speeches 1876

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , March 29th, 2018


It is well known that the Coast Reservation was reduced in 1865 and 1875 to make way for white settlement. A similar threat was posed Continue reading


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Indian Catchers of Coastal Oregon 1850s

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , March 6th, 2018


A truly remarkable fact of Oregon history presented itself whole conducting some coastal research. In 1856 and for years after, the Indian agents employed and Continue reading


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Medicinal Plants of the Rogue Rivers at Grand Ronde, 1858

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , March 2nd, 2018


When the tribes got to the reservation in 1856, the federal Indian agents were then 100% responsible for feeding them and caring for their health Continue reading


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The Gateway on the Central Oregon Coast, Fort Umpqua and the Umpqua Sub Indian Agency

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , February 14th, 2018


  The southern and central Coast of Oregon is a relatively unknown area in Native American history. As the area is not well researched it Continue reading


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War on the Umpqua Tribes and Removal to the Umpqua Reserves

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , February 11th, 2018


Much has been written and published of the Rogue River, Modoc, and Yakima Wars in the Oregon Territory. These wars were, by-and-large, reactions of the Continue reading


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Differential Immigration and Citizenship in the 19th Century in Oregon

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , January 29th, 2018


The immigration debate that is being discussed nationally, has cause me to think about what immigration was like in the…


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Treaty of Peace with the Rogue River Tribes, September 8, 1853

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , January 22nd, 2018


Previous to the seven ratified treaties with the tribes of western Oregon there were two treaties of peace with the Rogue River tribe. The treaty of 1850, is…


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Rogue River Treaty of 1853, Negotiated September 10, 1853, Ratified April 12, 1854

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , January 17th, 2018


The Rogue River Treaty of 1853 was negotiated at the base of the Lower Table Rock, between the base and the river. Accounts of the treaty signing suggest…


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Treaty with the Molala, Negotiated December 21, 1855, Ratified March 8, 1859

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , January 17th, 2018


The Treaty with the Molala is the last treaty negotiated for western Oregon. Joel Palmer heard late in 1855, in fact in October, that there was a tribe…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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