Tag: nestucca

Nestucca Accounts of the Great Fire of 1845 and First Encounters with White Men

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , November 11th, 2021

There are numerous oral histories from tribal people in Oregon about catastrophic events, fires, volcanic eruptions, floods, tsunamis. Many of these stories are fantastically imagined and are likely…


Oregon Native Place Names in the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, Part 2

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

The next section map of the coastline, (770c) begins with Cascade Head and ends at the Cape Meares. Every major feature of the Coast has a Native name….


Stagaush Tribes remove to Salmon River: Excerpts from a History of the Little Nestucca

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , April 30th, 2018

This book-length essay is from the Oregon Historical Society Library. It appears to be completely unpublished. The author Alexandra Ley Rock, was none too generous towards her characterizations…