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Colville Indians. A division of Salish between Kettle falls and Spokane River, east Washington; said by Gibbs to have been one of the largest of the Salish tribes.  Lewis and Clark estimated their number at 2,500, in 130 houses, in 1806. There were 321 under the Coville agency in 1904.


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. 29 April 2016.
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- Last updated on Jun 10th, 2012

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