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Clatsop Indians

Clatsop Indians. The Clatsop centered about Cape Adams, on the south side of Columbia River, extending up the latter as far as Tongue Point and southward on the Pacific coast to Tillamook Head.

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Clackamas Indians

Clackamas Indians were located on Clackamas River, claiming the country on the east side of Willamette River from a few miles above its mouth nearly to Oregon City and east as far as the Cascade Mountains in the present states of Oregon and Washington.

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Chilluckittequaw Indians

As reported by Lewis and Clark, the Chilluckittequaw Indians lay along the north side of Columbia River, in the present Klickitat and Skamania Counties, from about 10 miles below the Dalles to the neighborhood of the Cascades. Spier (1936) thinks they may have been identical with the White Salmon or Hood River group of Indians and perhaps both. In the latter case we must suppose that they extended to the south side of the Columbia.

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Cathlacumup Tribe

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Cathlacumup Indians. A Chinookan tribe formerly living on the west bank of the lower mouth of Willamette River, near the Columbia, claiming as their territory the bank of the latter stream from this point to Deer Island, Oreg. Lewis and Clark estimated their number at 450 in 1806. They are mentioned in 1850 by Lane as being associated with the Namoit and...

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Cathlacomatup Tribe

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Cathlacomatup Indians. A Chinookan tribe residing in 1806, according to Lewis and Clark 1Lewis and Clark, Expeditions, II, 226, 1814, on the south side of Sauvies Island, in the present Multnomah County, Oregon, on a slough of Willamette River. Their estimated number was 170. Footnotes:   [ + ] 1. ↩ Lewis and Clark, Expeditions, II, 226,...

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Clatsop Tribe

Clatsop Indians. A Chinookan tribe formerly about Creek Adams on the south side of the Columbia River and extending up the river as far as Tongue Point and south along the coast to Tillamook Head, Oregon.

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Ithkyemamits Tribe

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Ithkyemamits Indians. A tribe or band of doubtful linguistic affinity, either Chinookan or Shahaptian, living in 1812 on Columbia River in Klickitat County, Washington, nearly opposite The Dalles. Their number was estimated at...

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Multnomah Tribe

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Multnomah Indians (Ne-‘malno-max, ‘down river’) A Chinookan tribe or division formerly living on the upper end of Sauvies Island, Multnomah County, Oregon. In 1806 they were estimated at 800, but by 1835, according to Parker they were extinct as a tribe.  The term is also used in a broader sense to include all the tribes living on or near lower Willametter River, Oregon. See: Lewis and Clark, Expeditions, ii, 472,...

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Skilloot Tribe

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Skilloot Indians. A Chinookan tribe found by Lewis and Clark in 1806 residing on both sides of Columbia river in Washington and Oregon, above and below the entrance of Cowlitz river, and numbering in all 2,500 souls. The Hullooetell may have been a band of them 1Original Journal of Lewis and Clark, III, 196; vi, 68, 117, 1905 . They were among the tribes almost exterminated by the fever epidemic of 1823. Later their principal village was Cooniac, at Oak Point, Washington. In 1850 Lane placed their number at 200, but as a tribe they disappeared from view a few years later. The Seamysty appear to have been a division. Footnotes:   [ + ] 1. ↩ Original Journal of Lewis and Clark, III, 196; vi, 68, 117,...

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Nemalquinner Tribe

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Nemalquinner Indians. A Chinookan tribe, belonging to the Cushook division of the Lewis and Clark, which lived in 1806 at the falls of the Willamette, in Oregon, but also had a temporary house on the north end of Sauvies Island, where they went occasionally to collect wappatoo.  They numbered 200 in 4...

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Chilluckittequaw Tribe

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Chilluckittequaw Indians (Chilû’ktkwa). A Chinookan tribe formerly living on the north side of Columbia river in Klickitat and Skamania counties, Washington, from about 10 miles below the Dalles to the neighborhood of the Cascades. In 1806 Lewis and Clark estimated their number at 2,400. According to Mooney a remnant of the tribe lived near the mouth of White Salmon river until 1880, when they removed to the Cascades, where a few still resided in 1895. The Smackshop were a...

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