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Klikitat

 

 

Ethnie: KLIKITAT
Language: Yakima
Family: Shahaptin
Stock: Plateau Penutian
Phylum: Penutian
Macro-Culture: Northwestern
Speakers 69   1996 
     The Klikitat were sedentary, relied heavily on fishing, and were avid traders including the trading of slaves. They lived on the south side of the Columbia River between The Dalles and the Washington border.  They suffered enormously from the White influx even though they had good relations with the early White traders.
Aboriginal Locations (Villages)
OR with up to 5 villages
Oregon Present Locations
WA  Yakima Reservation, Toppenish  http://www.ohwy.com/wa/y/yakamana.htm
Year History
1750 Had moved to north side of Columbia River
1792 Visited by Robert Gray and John Boit, and later by Capt. George Vancouverr
1805 Visited by Lewis and Clark who wintered at Fort Clatsop near present Astoria
1811 Astoria founded; David Thompson explored the length of the Columbia River
1820 Began a 10 year venture south taking advantage fever ridden Willamette tribed
1824 Smallpox epidemic
1829 Smallpox epidemic (combined with earlier epidemic reduced population 80%)
1830 Malaria epidemic
1841 Influx of Oregon Trail settlers, conflicts began
1847 Measles epidemic
1855 Yakima Reservation created
1859 Joined in Yakima treaty at Camp Stevens ceding lands to US, most settled on Yakima Reservation
Year Total Population OR  WA  Source
Arrival 600 600
1700 600 600 NAHDB calculation
1780 600 600 Mooney estimate
1800 700 700 NAHDB calculation
1806 700 Lewis and Clark
1900 0 NAHDB calculation (Had confederated into Yakima)
2000 0 NAHDB calculation
Other speakers of the same language:
None
Klikitat Sites:
... And Woman Wove it in a Basket  http://www.wmm.com/filmcatalog/pages/c280.shtml
Klickitat  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Klickitat_Tribe
Klickitat Basket  http://www.angelfire.com/or/petermarsh/adams.htm
Klickitat Basket  http://www.trocadero.com/dehoogh/items/425472/item425472.html
Klickitat Basketry  http://www.firstpeople.us/american-indian/pottery-and-baskets/klickitat-basketry.html
Klickitat Baskets  http://www.angelfire.com/or/petermarsh/adams.htm
Klikitat Basket  http://www.washington.edu/burkemuseum/baskets/artists/putnam.html
Klikitat Basket  http://www.nmai.si.edu/exhibitions/baskets/subpage.cfm?subpage=view_pat
Klickitat Ceremonial Masks  http://www.flickr.com/photos/44124324682@N01/tags/klickitat/
Klickitat Hatchery  http://www.ykfp.org/klickitat/klickhatch.htm
Klickitat Indian  http://www.nationalgeographic.com/lewisandclark/record_tribes_062_13_24.html
Klickitat Indian History  http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/tribes/chinook/klikitatindianhist.htm
Klikitat:  The Quiet Mountain  http://www.angelfire.com/or/petermarsh/adams.htm
Lewis and Clark Bicentennial  http://www.astoria-usa.com/lewis-clark.html
Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Mural  http://www.washington.edu/burkemuseum/lewisclark/painting.html
Mitsa-Klickitat  http://www.firstpeople.us/photos/Mitsa_Klickitat.html
Mt. Saint Helens Legend  http://www.oregonpeakadventures.com/mt_st.htm
Sahaptin Dictionary  http://www.native-languages.org/sahaptin.htm
Sam, Mary, Basketweaver ...  http://www.trlib.org/trlnews03/pr-tu-harvest-moon-1003.htm
Yakama Indian Language  http://www.native-languages.org/yakama.htm
... Yakama Nation  http://www.critfc.org/text/yakama.html
Yakama Vocabulary  http://www.native-languages.org/yakama_words.htm
Yakima Language  http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=YAK
Yakima Linguistic Lineage  http://www.ethnologue.com/show_lang_family.asp?code=YAK
Watlala Indian Tribe  http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/tribes/chinook/watlalaindianhist.htm

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