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Tillamook

 

 

Ethnie: TILLAMOOK
Language: Tillamook
Family: Tillamook
Stock: Tillamook
Phylum: Salishan
Macro-Culture: Northwest
Speakers 0
     The Tillamook were a small sedentary tribe that lived along the coast from the Nehalem to the Salmon River.  They lost their tribal identity upon the establishment of the Siletz Reservation in 1856 upon which they and more than 20 other tribes were placed.
Aboriginal Locations (Villages)
OR Nehalem (1), Nestucca (1), Salmon River (1), Tillamook (5)
Oregon Present Locations
Confederated into Siletz Reservation
Year History
1788 Encountered Robert Haswell, crewman on Robert Gray's ship
1805 Visited by Lewis and Clark
1824 Smallpox epidemic
1829 Smallpox epidemic
1841 Influx of Oregon Trail settlers began, conflicts followed
1856 Siletz Reservation established
Year U.S. Population Source
1700 2,200 NAHDB calculation 
1800 2,200 NAHDB calculation
1805 2,200 Lewis and Clark
1845 400 Wilkes estimate
1849 200 Lane estimate
1900 0 NAHDB calculation (Not separately enumerated after 1856)
2000 0 NAHDB calculation
Other speakers of the same language:
None
Tillamook Sites:
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
Nehalem Tillamook, An Ethnography  http://oregonstate.edu/dept/press/s-t/TheNehalemTill.html
Northwest: Oregon Culture and Ethnobotany  http://www.fourdir.com/northwest_california-oregon_culture.htm
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 Basket  http://www.collectorsguide.com/fa/fa004.shtml
Tillamook Indians  http://www.pbs.org/lewisandclark/native/til.html
Tillamook Indians  http://www.nationalgeographic.com/lewisandclark/record_tribes_092_14_10.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
Tillamook Stories  http://www.pnsn.org/HIST_CAT/STORIES/DRAFT2/tillamook.html
When Thunderbird Battled Whale ...  http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/thunder02.shtml

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