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Yamel Tribe

Yamel Indians. A Kalapooian tribe formerly living on Yamhill creek, a west tributary of the Willamette in Oregon. They are now under the Siletz school and numbered only 5 in 1910. The following were their bands as ascertained by Gatschet in 1877: Andshankualth,...

Calapooya Tribe

Calapooya Indians. The name, properly speaking, of a division of the Kalapooian family formerly occupying the watershed between Willamette and Umpqua Rivers, Oregon. The term as usually employed, however, includes all the bands speaking dialects of the Kalapooian...

Chepenafa Tribe

Chepenafa Indians. A Kalapooian tribe, some times regarded as a subdivision of the Lakmiut, formerly residing at the forks of St Marys creek, near Corvallis, Oregon. They are now on Grande Ronde reservation, being officially known as Marys River Indians, and number...

Lakmiut Tribe

Lakmiut Indians. A Kalapooian tribe formerly residing on a river of the same name, a western tributary of the Willamette, in Oregon.  They are now on Grande Ronde Reservation, where they were officially stated to number 28 in 1905.  They are steadily decreasing.  The...

Santiam Tribe

Santiam Indians. A Kalapooian tribe formerly residing on the river of the same name, an east tributary of the Willamette, in Oregon.  They are now on Grande Ronde Reservation, where they numbered 23 in 1906.  In 1909 the number officially reported was only 5, the...

Kalapooian Indian Bands, Gens and Clans

Many tribes have sub-tribes, bands, gens, clans and phratry.  Often very little information is known or they no longer exist.  We have included them here to provide more information about the tribes. Ahantchuyuk. A division of the Kalapooian family on and about...

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