Ethnie: SILETZ
Language: Tillamook
Family: Tillamook
Stock: Tillamook
Phylum: Salishan
Macro-Culture: Northwest
Speakers 0
   The Siletz were a small sedentary tribe that lived along the Siletz River and were the southernmost Salish speaking people.  They lost their tribal identity upon the establishment of the Siletz Reservation in 1856 upon which more than 20 other tribes were placed.
Aboriginal Locations
OR One village
Oregon Present Locations
Extinct if they ever existed
Year History
1855 Rogue River Wars
1856 Siletz Reservation established
Year U.S. Population Source
1700 100 NAHDB calculation 
1800 100 NAHDB calculation
1900 0 NAHDB calculation (Not separately enumerated after 1856)
2000 0 NAHDB calculation
Other speakers of the same language:
Bannock, Northern Paiute
Siletz Sites:
Acting on a Vision
Brief Interpretive History ...
Chinook Winds Casino
Cloud, Henry Roe
Coastal Oregon Tribes
Confederated Tribes of Siletz Burials
Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians ...
Map of the Siletz Indian Reservation
Native American Authors
Siletz and Alsea
Siletz Basket
Siletz Indian Tribe Restoration
Siletz Tribal Smoke House
Siletz Tribe
Tillamook Language
Tillamook Linguistic Lineage
Tututni/Siletz Story, A

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