Yaquina Indian Tribe
Yaquina. Significance unknown.
Să-ákl, Nestucca name.
Sǐs'-qûn-me'tûnnĕ, Chetco name.
Tcha yákon amim, Luckiamute Kalapuya name.
About Yaquina River and Bay.
The following list is from J. O.
Dorsey (1884): On the north side of Yaquina River:
On the south side of the river:
(See Alsea.) The census of 1910 returned 19 Yaquina.
Connection in which they have become noted
The name of this tribe
Additional Oregon Indian Resources
Yaquina, was given some scientific prominence by its use, in the form Yakonan, for a small linguistic stock in the Powellian
classification. It is preserved in Yaquina River, Yaquina Bay and a town
called Yaquina in Lincoln County.
Notes About the Book:
Source: The Indian Tribes of North America, by John R. Swanton, 1953, Bureau of
American Ethnology, Bulletin 145, US Government Printing Office, Washington DC.
Online Publication: The manuscript was scanned and then ocr'd. Minimal editing
has been done, and readers can and should expect some errors in the textual