Tag: Table Rock

Near Extinction of the Grave Creek Band

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


The experiences of the Grave Creek Indians of southwestern Oregon mirror those of the other tribes in the region. They however hardly survived the 1850s as most of…


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Ka’hosadi Shasta Peoples of Oregon and California

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , December 1st, 2019


Chief John, Tecumtum, was the leader of the Rogue River Confederacy for over a year in southwestern Oregon. The Confederacy formed when tribal bands on the Table Rock…


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Treaty with the Chasta, Negotiated November 18, 1854, Ratified March 3, 1855

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , January 17th, 2018


The Treaty with the Chasta was signed on November 18, 1854, ceding a good portion of the Illinois and Rogue River areas, west of the Rogue Valley, to…


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Rogue River Treaty of 1853, Negotiated September 10, 1853, Ratified April 12, 1854

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , January 17th, 2018


The Rogue River Treaty of 1853 was negotiated at the base of the Lower Table Rock, between the base and the river. Accounts of the treaty signing suggest…


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