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Siletz

 

 

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  http://www.turtletrack.org/Issues03/Co09062003/CO_09062003_Vision.htm
Brief Interpretive History ...  http://www.csusm.edu/nadp/subject.htm
Chinook Winds Casino  http://ctsi.nsn.us/
Cloud, Henry Roe  http://www.nsea.org/news/RoeCloudProfile.htm
Coastal Oregon Tribes  http://www.chenowith.k12.or.us/tech/subject/social/natam_or/coastal.html
Confederated Tribes of Siletz Burials  http://users.wi.net/~maracon/lesson14.html
Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians  http://www.npaihb.org/profiles/tribal_profiles/Oregon/Confederated%20Tribes%20of%20Siletz%20Indians%20Tribal%20Profile.htm
Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians ...  http://www.ohs.org/education/focus_on_oregon_history/RLO-Document-Siletz-Reservation-Map-1900.cfm
Map of the Siletz Indian Reservation  http://www.ohs.org/education/focus_on_oregon_history/RLO-Document-Siletz-Reservation-Map-1900.cfm
Native American Authors  http://ipl.si.umich.edu/div/natam/bin/browse.pl/t95
Siletz and Alsea  http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~cmh18294/Siletz.html
Siletz Basket  http://www.bonniekahngallery.com/merchant.ihtml?pid=99&step=4
Siletz Indian Tribe Restoration  http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/casecode/uscodes/25/chapters/14/subchapters/xxx-a/toc.html
Siletz Tribal Smoke House  http://www.oregonsmokedfoods.com/STS.htm
Siletz Tribe  http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1538.html
Tillamook Language  http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=TIL
Tillamook Linguistic Lineage  http://www.ethnologue.com/show_lang_family.asp?code=TIL
Tututni/Siletz Story, A  http://www.ohs.org/education/focus_on_oregon_history/RLO-Document-Siletz-Reservation-Map-1900.cfm

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