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Horatio Hale’s Description of Oregon Tribes

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , March 13th, 2020

Horatio Hale has been the subject of much attention by me in recent months, in particular his Ethnology and Philology volume 6, United States Exploring Expedition, 1846. His…


Ancient History of the Molala (La’tiwi)

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , February 25th, 2020

The Molala (Mollala, Molalla, Molele, La’tiwi) are a tribe of Western Oregon. They lived on the eastern periphery of the Willamette and Umpqua Valleys. There were at least…


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…