Siuslaw Tribe

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Siuslaw Indians. A. small Yakonan tribe formerly living on and near Siuslaw River, west Oregon. It is now nearly extinct, a few survivors only being on the Siletz Reservation. The following were the former villages of the Siuslaw as ascertained by Dorsey in 18841 :

  • Chimuksaich
  • Hauwiyat
  • Hilakwitiyus
  • Khachtais
  • Khaikuchum
  • Khaiyumitu
  • Khakhaich
  • Khalakw
  • Kruumiyus
  • Kumkwu
  • Kupimithlta
  • Kuskussu
  • Kwnltsaiya
  • Kwsichichu
  • Kwulhauunnich
  • Kwunnumis
  • Kwuskwemus
  • Matsnikth
  • Mithlausmintthai
  • Paauwis
  • Pia
  • Pilumas
  • Pithlkwutsiaus
  • Shkuteh
  • Stthukhwich
  • Thlachaus
  • Thlekuaus
  • Tiekwachi
  • Tsahais
  • Tsatauwis
  • Tsiekhawevathl
  • Waitus
  • Wetsiaus
  • Yukhwustitu


  1. Jour. Am. Folklore, iii, 230, 1890 

MLA Source Citation:

Hodge, Frederick Webb, Compiler. The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Bureau of American Ethnology, Government Printing Office. 1906. Web. 22 December 2014. - Last updated on Jul 20th, 2014

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