Discover your family's story.

Enter a grandparent's name to get started.

Start Now

Miluk Indians

Miluk Indians. Significance unknown; also called Lower Coquille.

Miluk Connections. The Miluk spoke the southern of the two dialects of the Kusan linguistic family, and were related more remotely to the Yakonan stock.

Miluk Location. At the mouth of Coquille River.

Miluk Villages

  • Miluk or Mulluk, on the north side of the Coquille River at the site of the present town of Randolph.
  • Nasumi, on the south side of Coquille River on the coast of Oregon, near the site of the present Bandon.

Miluk Population. Mooney (1928) estimated 2,000 in 1780 for the Miluk and Hanis together. In 1910 they numbered 93. (See Hanis Indians) In 1937 the population of the “Kus” Indians was given as 55.

MLA Source Citation:

Swanton, John R. The Indian Tribes of North America. Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 145. Washington DC: US Government Printing Office. 1953. Web. 28 July 2016.
- Last updated on Jul 4th, 2012

This page is part of a larger collection. Access the full collection at Indian Tribes of North America.

Pin It on Pinterest


Share This

Share this post with your friends!