Shahala Indians (Saxala-, `above’). A name given by Lewis and Clark to the Chinookan Indians living on Columbia River from Sauvies Island to the Cascades in Oregon. They estimated the number at 2,800, in 62 houses, and mention the following tribes: Neerchokioon, Clahclellah, Wahclellah, and Yehuh. Katlagakya was the native name for the Indians of this region.
MLA Source Citation:Hodge, Frederick Webb, Compiler. The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Bureau of American Ethnology, Government Printing Office. 1906. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 10 March 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/shahala-tribe.htm - Last updated on Aug 29th, 2011
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