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Humptulips

 

 

Ethnie: HUMPTULIPS
Language: Chehalis, Upper and Lower Dialects
Family: Inland Tsamosan
Stock: Salishas
Phylum: Mosan
Macro-Culture: Northwest
Speakers Extinct  
   The Humptulips were a sedentary coastal hunter/gatherers and relied heavily on fishing.  The tribe that lived along the course of the Humptulips River River.  
Aboriginal Locations (Villages)
WA  (13)
Present Locations
Extinct
Year History
1805 Visited by Lewis and Clark
1811 Astoria founded
1824 Smallpox epidemic
1829 Smallpox epidemic
1830 Malaria epidemic
1841 Influx of Oregon Trail settlers began, conflicts followed
1864 Treaty, assigned to reservation
Year  Population Source
1700 100 NAHDB calculation 
1800 100 NAHDB calculation
1900 50 NAHDB calculation (Not separately enumerated after 1856)
1904 21 Census
2000 0 NAHDB calculation
Other speakers of the same language:
None
Humptulips Sites:
16 Year-Old Adjusts to Life at Bacone  http://www.turtletrack.org/Issues00/Co12022000/CO_12022000_Bacone.htm
Lower Chehalis Language  http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=cea
Lower Chehalis Linguistic Lineage  http://www.ethnologue.com/show_lang_family.asp?code=CEA
Northwest Coast Culture and Ethnobotany  http://www.fourdir.com/northwest_coastal_culture.htm
Upper Chehalis Dictionary  http://www.umt.edu/ling/UMOPL/umopl7.htm
Washington Indian Tribe History  http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/tribes/salish/washindians.htm

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