Tag: Wilkes

Seasonal Wetlands and Minto-Brown Island Park

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , May 23rd, 2022

It seems important to tribes that if they are truly to become restored, and decolonized, they need to be culturally restored by helping to decolonize their lands and…


The Southern Exploring Expedition and The Kalapuyans

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , February 28th, 2022

The Charles Wilkes Exploring expedition came to Oregon in August 1841. The expedition split into two parts with some of the expedition venturing up the Columbia, and a…


Blanchet’s Mission to Vancouver, 1841

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , January 1st, 2020

Reverend Blanchet traveled to Fort Vancouver after his mission to the Clackamas. In Vancouver, there was much more orderly town life, the chapels in the fort being served…

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Ethnography of Oregon Indians 1841: Horatio Hale of the U.S. Exploring Expedition

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , May 25th, 2018

Horatio Hale’s created what may be one of the earliest ethnographies of the tribes of the Pacific Coast. Remarkable as it is, Hale’s ethnography is both interesting and…