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Lower Chinook Vocabulary by Robert Shortess, 1853

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , December 26th, 2017


Robert Shortess married a Clatsop woman in the late 1840s in Astoria, Oregon. He had arrived in Oregon in 1839 and was active around the Willamette Valley for…


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The 1851 Tansy Point Treaty Journal: The Clatsop Treaty

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , November 20th, 2017


For the Tansy Point Treaties, Dart worked to get all the land from the tribes. By this time the tribes had already heard rumors of the treaties, and…


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