Tag: Salem

Camas and Micro-seasonality at Minto-Brown Park

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


We all are aware of the annual seasons, winter, spring, summer, and fall, but in the growing cycle of the plants of the Willamette Valley there are micro-seasons…


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Draining Lake Labish

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , December 19th, 2021


In 1981 I took a job weeding onion fields out Hazelgreen Road on the outskirts of Salem, Oregon, as one of my first jobs. In the summer after…


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Native Salem exhibit opens to the Public November 12th 2021

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , November 7th, 2021


This summer I was approached by the Bush Art Museum to do something for Native American month. Over the period of several months discussion we centered the exhibit…


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Revisiting the Schools I Attended

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , June 7th, 2020


As a native person, a member of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde and a descendant of the Santiam, Takelma, and Chinook peoples of western Oregon, I have…


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Lost Horses & Rights of Native Peoples in Salem, Oregon 1875

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , March 23rd, 2018


In 1875 a good number of letters were sent around to Indian agents about Indians who had “illegally” left the reservations and who were living Continue reading


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