Tag: tillamook

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….


Contributions of William and Almira Raymond to Native Administration in Oregon

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , April 20th, 2018

William Raymond was a sub-Indian agent from 1851 until at least 1857. He administered the tribes first at the Astoria sub-agency, then later moved the agency to Tillamook….