Sources of Oregon Native History

Oregon Native Perspectives/Oregon Native Writers

General Native Issues

Edmo, Se-ah-dom & Jessie Young,‎ Alan Parker, American Indian Identity: Citizenship, Membership, and Blood (Native America: Yesterday and Today), Praeger, 2016. 

Chinook Nation

Daehnke, Jon D. & Tony Johnson, Chinook Resilience: Heritage and Cultural Revitalization on the Lower Columbia River, University of Washington Press, 2017. 

Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, Siuslaw

Whereat-Phillips, Patricia, Ethnobotany of the Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians, Oregon State University Press, 2016. 

Grand Ronde

Kenoyer, Louis, & Henry Zenk, Jedd Schrock, My Life, by Louis Kenoyer: Reminiscences of a Grand Ronde Reservation Childhood, Oregon State University Press, 2017

Olson, Kristine, Standing Tall: The Lifeway of Kathryn Jones Harrison, University of Washington Press, 2005.

Zenk, Henry, Chinuk Wawa: kakwa nsayka ulman-tilixam laska munk-kemteks nsayka / As Our Elders Teach Us to Speak It, Confederated tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon, 2012


James, Cheewa, Modoc: The Tribe That Wouldn’t Die, Naturegraph Publishers, 2008. 

Riddle, Jeff, The Indian History of the Modoc War: And the Causes That Led to It, Urion Press, 1974


Wilkenson, Charles, The People Are Dancing Again: The History of the Siletz Tribe of Western Oregon, University of Washington Press, 2010. 


Hunn, Eugene, Cáw Pawá Láakni / They Are Not Forgotten: Sahaptian Place Names Atlas of the Cayuse, Umatilla, and Walla Walla, Tamastslikt Cultural Institute, 2015

Karsen, Jennifer,Wiyaxayxt / Wiyaakaa’awn / As Days Go By: Our History, Our Land, Our People –The Cayuse, Umatilla, and Walla Walla, University of Washington Press, 2006

Rude, Noel, Umatilla Dictionary, University of Washington Press, 2014

Warm Springs

Aguilar, George, When the River Ran Wild! Indian Traditions on the Mid-Columbia and the Warm Springs Reservation, University of Washington Press, 2005