A Guide to the Indian Tribes of the Pacific Northwest

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University of Oklahoma Press, 1992 - History - 289 pages
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Over the centuries the Indians of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and western Montana have adapted their lifeways to their region’s radically different environments-an evolution that in some tribes continues to this day, as they conform to the demands of contemporary American society.

  

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A guide to the Indian tribes of the Pacific Northwest

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In this excursion into historical facts and figures about more than 150 native groups in the U.S. Pacific Northwest, the authors give a nutshell history of each group through the eyes of missionaries ... Read full review

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A well written book but as I read it i found only one thing missing. Where's the part about their arrival into Washington? I would have liked to see that.

Contents

Ahantchuyuk
3
Burns Paiute Indian Colony
9
Chastacosta
16
Chimakum
22
Clatskanie
29
DAlene Reservation
35
Humptulips
83
Jamestown Clallam Indian Tribe
84
Palouse
162
Pend dOreille
164
Pshwanwapam
165
Puyallup
166
Queets
170
Quileute
171
Quinault
174
Sahewamish
178

Kalispel
86
Kalispel Indian Community Kalispel Reservation
87
Kikiallus
90
Klamath and Modoc Tribes and Yahooskin Band of Snake Indians
95
Kootenai Tribe of Idaho
97
Kutenai
99
Kwaiailk
101
Kwalhioqua
103
Latgawa
104
Lower Chehalis
105
Lower Elwha Tribal Community Lower Elwha Reservation
106
Lower Skagit
107
Luckiamute
109
Lummi
111
Lummi Tribe of Indians
114
Makah
125
Methow
129
Mical
130
Mitchell Bay
133
Modoc
134
Molala
137
Muckleshoot Tribe Muckleshoot Reservation Washington
139
Multnomah
142
Naltunnetunne
143
Nez Perce
144
Nisqually
150
Nooksack
152
Northern Paiute
155
Ozette
161
San Juan Tribe of Indians
181
Santiam
183
Satsop
185
Semiahmoo
187
Senijextee
188
Shasta
189
Shoalwater Bay Tribe Shoalwater Bay Reservation
191
ShoshoneBannock Tribes of the Fort Hall Reservation Idaho
192
Shoshoni
196
Siletz
202
Sinkiuse
204
Siuslaw
206
Skilloot
208
Skokomish Tribe Skokomish Reservation
209
Skykomish
211
Snohomish
212
Snoqualmie
214
Spokane
217
Squaxin
221
Steilacoom
222
Stillaguamish
224
Suquamish
226
Suquamish Tribe Port Madison
228
Reservation
229
Swinomish
230
Swinomish Indian Tribal Community Swinomish
231
118
282
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About the author (1992)

Robert Ruby, author of Jericho, has worked as the Baltimore Sun bureau chief in Paris & in the Middle East. He now lives in Baltimore & is an editor at the newspaper.

John A. Brown was Professor Emeritus of History at Wenatchee Valley College, Washington. He is coauthor of numerous books, including Indians of the Pacific Northwest: A History .

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