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John Collier and Indian Termination Policy

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , March 22nd, 2020


As Commissioner of Indian Affairs, John Collier was a long-term advocate for Indian tribes. In the 1920s, John Collier, a trained sociologist, led efforts in Washington, D.C. to…


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The 1855 Umpqua Reservation Census

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , December 14th, 2018


Some recent census research revealed a census I had not yet analyzed. Luckily, a brief search of my records found that I had previously collected the census, enabling…


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When the Southern Molallas Moved to the Umpqua Reservation

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , December 14th, 2018


In 1853, Joel Palmer Indian Superintendent for Oregon established the Umpqua Reservation in the inland Umpqua Valley. TheĀ  September 19, 1853 Treaty with the Cow Creek Band of…


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Traditional Sharing of the Cascades Range by Tribes

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , November 13th, 2018


The assignment by anthropologists, historians, and linguists of the whole of the Oregon Cascades to the Molalla peoples since 1846 (Hale 1846) needs to be critically rethought. I…


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Surviving Oregon Native Languages; Online Sources and Links

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


  Oregon Tribal Languages have been endangered for over 100 years. From an original base of some 100 languages and dialects, the number of surviving Continue reading


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The Battle of Abiqua, Second Battle of the Willamette Valley

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , December 30th, 2017


The Battle of Abiqua In February 1848, six months after the Whitman Massacre, the settlers in the Willamette valley were very tense, concerned that the tribes would gather…


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