Siletz Indians. A former Salishan tribe on a river of the same name in north west Oregon. It was the southernmost Salishan tribe on the coast. Latterly the name was extended to designate all the tribes on the Siletz Reservation in Oregon which belong to the Athapascan, Yakonan, Kusan, Takilman, Shastan and Shahaptian linguistic families.
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. 8 March 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/siletz-tribe.htm - Last updated on Feb 11th, 2012
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