Tag: joseph Lane

Near Extinction of the Grave Creek Band

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , January 5th, 2022

The experiences of the Grave Creek Indians of southwestern Oregon mirror those of the other tribes in the region. They however hardly survived the 1850s as most of…


Joe Lane’s Report of the Rogue River battle at Evans Creek, 1853

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , July 19th, 2018

In 1853, the Oregon Territorial militia commanded by General Joseph Lane was fighting a series of battles in the Rogue River valley, the main battle at Evans Creek….


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…