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Coos, Lower Umqua, and Siuslaw Confederacy

 

 

Ethnie: COOS, LOWER UMQUA, AND SIUSLAW CONFEDERACY
Language: Coosan, Galice, Siuslaw respectively
Macro-Culture: Northwestern
     The people of the Coosan Confederacy were sedentary coastal hunter/gathereers.  They confederated in 1855.
Aboriginal Locations (Villages)
Confederated in 1855
Oregon Present Locations
Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Suislaw Indians, Coos Bay  http://www.ctclusi.org/
Year History
1855 Coos, Lower Umqua, and Suislaw confederated
1856 Forced to march to Coast Reservation to be imprisoned there for 19 years
1941 6.1 acres set aside for a reservation
1956 Confederation terminated by federal government
1984 Confederation reinstated by federal government
Year U.S. Population Source
1700 0 NAHDB calculation
1800 0 NAHDB calculation
1900 200 NAHDB calculation
1977 250 SIL
2000 700 NAHDB calculation
Other speakers of the same language:
None
Coosan Tribes Sites:
Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Suislaw Indians  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Confederated_Tribes_of_Coos,_Lower_Umpqua_and_Siuslaw_Indians
Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Suislaw Indians  http://216.128.13.185/CTCLUSINEW/
Coos  http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/cultural/northamerica/coos.html
Coos  http://logos.uoregon.edu/explore/oregon/coos.html
Coos and Alsea Materials  http://www.pnsn.org/HIST_CAT/STORIES/DRAFT2/coos.html
Coos Chiefs  http://depts.washington.edu/uweek/archives/2001.11.NOV_01/_Photos.html
Coos Language  http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=COS
Coos Linguistic Lineage http://www.ethnologue.com/show_lang_family.asp?code=COS
Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Suislaw Indians  http://www.ohwy.com/or/c/cootribe.htm
Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians  http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1541.html
Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians  http://www.tribalresourcecenter.org/ccfolder/coos_umpqua_siuslaw_tribalcode_7_1.htm
Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Suislaw Restoration Act  http://www.theorator.com/bills108/s868.html
Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Tribes  http://www.npaihb.org/profiles/tribal_profiles/Oregon/Coos&Siuslaw&Lower_%20Umpqua.htm
Coos Texts  http://www.sacred-texts.com/nam/nw/coos/ct02.htm
Crow and the Thunberbird  http://www.sacred-texts.com/nam/nw/coos/ct05.htm
Coquille Indian Tribe  http://www.citchc.org/
How Indians Used Coos Bay  http://www.southsloughestuary.org/EFS/indians.htm
Indian Education Summer Camp  http://www.harborside.com/~indianed/camp2003.htm
Indian Settlement on Coos Bay  http://www.southsloughestuary.org/EFS/setlmnt2.htm
Northwest: Oregon Culture and Ethnobotany  http://www.fourdir.com/northwest_california-oregon_culture.htm
Mill Casino  http://www.themillcasino.com/
Remembering the Rhinoceros  http://www.olaweb.org/quarterly/quar1-2/macnaughtan.shtml
Suislaw  http://logos.uoregon.edu/explore/oregon/siuslaw.html

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