Methow Indians

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Methow Indians. Meaning unknown. The Battle-le-mule-emauch of Ross (1847, p. 290).

Methow Connections. The Methow spoke a dialect belonging to the interior division of the Salishan linguistic stock.

Methow Location. On Methow River. A detached band called Chilowhist wintered on the Okanogan River between Sand Point and Malott.

Methow Population. Mooney (1928) estimated that this band and the Columbia Indians, or rather Moses’ band of Columbia Indians, numbered 800 in 1780. In 1907 there were 324.

Connection in which the Methow Indians have become noted. Methow River and Valley and a post village perpetuate the name of the Methow Indians.

MLA Source Citation:

Swanton, John R. The Indian Tribes of North America. Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 145. Washington DC: US Government Printing Office. 1953. Web. 27 January 2015. - Last updated on Jul 4th, 2012

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