Discover your family's story.

Enter a grandparent's name to get started.

Start Now

Mishikhwutmetunne Tribe

Discover your
family's story.

Enter a grandparent's name to get started.

choose a state:
Start Now

Mishikhwutmetunne Indians (‘people who dwell on the stream called Mishi’). An Athapascan tribe formerly occupying villages on upper Coquille River, Oregon.  In 1861 they numbered 55 men, 75 women and 85 children1. In 1884 the survivors were on Siletz Reservation.  Dorsey2 int hat year obtained the following list of their villages (which he calls gentes) as they formerly existed on Coquille River form the Kusan country to the head of the stream, although not necessarily at one period: Chockrelatan, Chuntshataatunne, duldulthawaiame, Enitunne, Ilsethlthawaiame, Katomemetunne, Khinukhtunne, Khweshtunne, Kimestunne, Kthukhwestunne, Kthunataachutunne, Meshtshe, Makhituntunne, Nakhochatunne, Natarghiliitunne, Natsushltatunne, Nilestunne, Rghoyinestunne, Sathlrekhtun, Sekhushtuntunne, Sunsunnestunne, Sushltakhotthatunne, Thlkwantiyatunne, Thluchikhwutmetunne, Timethltunne, Tkhlunkhastunne, Tsatarghekhetunne, Tthinatlitunne, Tulwutmetunne, Tuskhustunne and Tustatukhuushi.

Footnotes

  1. Indian Affairs Reports, 162, 1861 

  2. Dorsey, Jour. Am. Folk-lore, iii, 232, 1890 


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. 6 February 2016.
https://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/mishikhwutmetunne-tribe.htm
- Last updated on Jul 20th, 2014

This page is part of a larger collection. Access the full collection at Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico.

Pin It on Pinterest

Shares

Share This

Share this post with your friends!